• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Semblable Like; similar; resembling.
    • n Semblable Likeness; representation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • semblable Like; similar; resembling.
    • n semblable Likeness; resemblance; representation; that which is like or represents a certain thing.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Semblable sem′bla-bl (Shak.) resembling, similar, like
    • n Semblable likeness, resemblance
    • n Semblable (Spens.) resemblance, figure
    • adj Semblable like
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., from sembler, to seem, resemble, L. similare, simulare,. See Simulate


In literature:

Then do I likewise and semblably throw the dice for him, and forthwith livre him his chance.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
I was so elate and hauteyn in my heart that I thought no man my peer, nor to me semblable.
"Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II)" by Thomas Malory
J'ai des onyx semblables aux prunelles d'une morte.
"Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde with a Preface by Robert Ross" by Oscar Wilde
Qu'en dis-tu mon vieux; tu croirais que des lignes semblables passent inapercues, toi?
"Histoires grises" by E. Edouard Tavernier
Then do I likewise and semblably throw the dice for him, and forthwith livre him his chance.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book III." by Francois Rabelais
Ces rocailles sont debris de roches feuilletees, semblables a celles que l'on rencontre en montant du Prieure a Plianpra.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 2 (of 4)" by James Hutton
FEMELLE SEMBLABLE AU MALE, sur quatre individus que nous possedons, AUCUN NE VARIE.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
Et auxy, Sir, nous sumus obliges de conustre lour ley de saint eglise: et semblablement ils sont obliges de conustre nostre ley.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
O, o espee tres eureuse de la quelle n'est la semblable n'a este ne ne sera!
"Béarn and the Pyrenees" by Louisa Stuart Costello
Semblable wordes were vttered by Icilius.
"The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1" by William Painter
Le medecin vous donne de la rhubarbe, et voila que vous aimez votre semblable.
"The Wit of Women" by Kate Sanborn
They bothe werin in one case semblable.
"Fifteenth Century Prose and Verse" by Various
The whole "coheres semblably together" in time, place, and circumstance.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
On se moque de vous, dirent-ils tous deux ensemble, quand on vous fait de semblables critiques.
"Popular Tales" by Charles Perrault
Of a semblable noble condition of Quintus Fabius according to Caton.
"The Boke of Noblesse" by Unknown
Semblably, we pray you to be modest of woords, pacient to suffer, and ware in your forme of lyfe.
"The Palace of Pleasure" by William Painter
Ont tres peu de talent pour former leurs semblables.
"Story of My Life, volumes 1-3" by Augustus J. C. Hare
Tous les individus de cette nature, qui existent, proviennent d'individus semblables qui tous ensemble constituent l'espece entiere.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
Item, I will that in semblable wise a marble stoon of a convenyent me .
"The Paston Letters, Volume III (of 6)"