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Other Likeness Definition

[n] picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
[n] similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness"

Misc. Definitions

\Like"ness\, n. [AS. gel[=i]cnes.]
1. The state or quality of being like; similitude; resemblance; similarity; as, the likeness of the one to the other is remarkable.
2. Appearance or form; guise. An enemy in the likeness of a friend. --L'Estrange.
3. That which closely resembles; a portrait. [How he looked] the likenesses of him which still remain enable us to imagine. --Macaulay.
4. A comparison; parable; proverb. [Obs.] He said to them, Soothly ye shall say to me this likeness, Leech, heal thyself. --Wyclif (Luke iv. 23). Syn: Similarity; parallel; similitude; representation; portrait; effigy.

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