- n. Plural form of resemblance.
“Although it was impossible to classify accurately, certain resemblances to other micro-organisms put it in the same group as the protozoa.”
“The word resemblances noted above are hardly more significant than those occurring in two Polynesian languages, the Fatuhivan and the Nakuhivan,  where "new" is associated with the number 7.”
“The varying type of physiognomy represented by these heads would better indicate that their resemblances are the result of accident rather than of intention.”
Animal Carvings from Mounds of the Mississippi Valley Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1880-81, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1883, pages 117-166
“Coincidences in the nature of superficial word resemblances are common in all languages of the world.”
“But here must be added a strict and earnest caution, that those only are to be taken for conformable and analogous instances which indicate (as I said at the beginning) physical resemblances, that is, real and substantial resemblances; resemblances grounded in nature, not accidental or merely apparent; much less superstitious or curious resemblances, such as the writers on natural magic (very frivolous persons, hardly to be named in connection with such serious matters as we are now about) are everywhere parading — similitudes and sympathies of things that have no reality, which they describe and sometimes invent with great vanity and folly.”
“For in the first place, since for the most part they depend upon the expression, they put us in a better condition for seeing in how many senses any term is used, and what kind of resemblances and what kind of differences occur between things and between their names.”
“Because all Cabbage Patch dolls essentially look like fetal pigs, the dolls have been tricked out with all kinds of super-obvious props and set-pieces to make the "resemblances" clear.”
“The dragon is also said to have nine 'resemblances': "its horns resemble those of”
“The resemblances of the Bird Cloud property to Uluru are several, though perhaps a little far-fetched.”
“Yes; there are some resemblances between caldo de res and pho.”
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