Resembles vs Mimics – What’s the difference?

Resembles vs Mimics - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between resembles and mimics is that resembles is (resemble) while mimics is (mimic). As a noun mimics is .

resembles

English

Verb

(head)

  • (resemble)
  • —-


    resemble

    English

    Verb

  • (transitive)  To be like or similar to (something); to represent as similar.
  • * Shakespeare
  • We will resemble you in that.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess)
    , chapter=Foreword citation
    , passage=He turned back to the scene before him and the enormous new block of council dwellings. The design was some way after Corbusier but the block was built up on plinths and resembled an Atlantic liner swimming diagonally across the site.}}

  • * 2005 , .
  • But what you’ve just described does resemble a person of that kind.
    The twins resemble each other.
  • To compare; to regard as similar, to liken.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.x:
  • And th’other all yclad in garments light, / Discolour’d like to womanish disguise, / He did resemble to his Ladie bright […].
  • (obsolete)  To counterfeit; to imitate.
  • * Holland
  • They can so well resemble man’s speech.
  • (obsolete)  To cause to imitate or be like; to make similar.
  • Synonyms

    * mirror
    * duplicate
    * look like

    mimics

    English

    Noun

    (head)

  • Verb

    (head)

  • (mimic)