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semblance

 
Noun semblance has 3 senses
  1. semblance, gloss, color, colour - 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"
    --1 is a kind of appearance, visual aspect
    --1 has particulars:
     color of law, colour of law; simulacrum; face value; guise, pretense, pretence, pretext; disguise, camouflage; verisimilitude
  2. illusion, semblance - an erroneous mental representation
    --2 is a kind of appearance
    --2 has particulars:
     apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, shadow; irradiation; phantom limb
  3. likeness, semblance - picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
    --3 is a kind of picture, image, icon, ikon
    --3 has particulars: Identikit, Identikit picture; portrait, portrayal
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