from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a resemblance; resembling or like: unfamiliar symbols semblable to religious icons.
- adj. Seeming; apparent.
- n. Archaic Something that closely resembles something else.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Similar.
- adj. Apparent.
- adj. Conformably.
- n. something similar; likeness; representation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Like; similar; resembling.
- n. Likeness; representation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Like; similar; resembling.
- n. Likeness; resemblance; representation; that which is like or represents a certain thing.
Middle English, from Old French, from sembler, to resemble, from Latin simulāre, to simulate; see simulate.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English, from Middle French, from Old French sembler ("to be like") + -able (Wiktionary)