What does the word resemblance mean?

Usage examples for resemblance

  1. They have a beautiful house in Japanese style, with a foreign style addition, like most of the houses of the rich, the Japanese part having no resemblance whatever to the foreign, which is so much less beautiful. – Letters from China and Japan by John Dewey Alice Chipman Dewey
  2. The creature looked upward at Curtis, who was head and shoulders taller, and its resemblance changed again in Stern's mind, so that now it looked like a dog, at least in attitude. – Martians Never Die by Lucius Daniel
  3. Is your contry resemblance to dat? – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne