The outward appearance or apparent form of something, esp. when the reality is different
she tried to force her thoughts back into some semblance of order
it bears some semblance to the thing I have in mind
an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"
illusion: an erroneous mental representation
likeness: picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar; Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form
The look or appearance of something else, resemblance; a likenesss, image, representation or copy; flase, assumed, or decieiving form or appearance; outward form or appearanc: He had the _____________- of a gentlemen, but his illusion soon disappeared once you got to know him.
outward appearance or show; a small portion or limited quantity