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Synonyms for liken
ˈlaɪ kənliken

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compare, liken, equateverb

    consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous

    "We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans"; "You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed"

    Synonyms:
    correspond, equate, equalize, equal, compare, equalise, match

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  1. likenverb

    Synonyms:
    compare, show the resemblance of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. likenverb

    Synonyms:
    compare

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  1. List of paraphrases for "liken":

    compare, assimilate

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#1536match
#2309equal
#11919correspond
#32467equate
#42642assimilate
#61118equalize
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#157471equalise

How to use liken in a sentence?

  1. Terrill Schrock:

    It's like a museum, it's a storehouse of historical information, cultural information, ecological information. When a language like that dies, you could liken it to a library burning down. Losing a window to the past that will never be recovered in the future.

  2. Joe Russo:

    We like to liken it to a fight at a wedding, it's something that's been brewing in a family for some time and something happens that instigates a fall-out amongst all of the characters so relevancy and topicality are really important to us because it makes the audience feel like it's part of their world.

  3. Michael Collins:

    I liken it to a daisy chain, long and very fragile daisy chain, it emanates from Cape Canaveral, and then it goes out into space and around the moon and circles it back in. And it's got all these links in it, and if one link fails, well, all the rest downstream are useless. So for eight days, to and from, there was always one thing coming up, the next big event which could ruin you, be the end of you. That was how it worked.

  4. Jim Christiana:

    I liken it to the Philadelphia Eagles losing to the Kansas City Chiefs in week two.

  5. Carl DeHaven:

    Living in Abundance When we view the world as a whole it becomes apparent that there are pockets of wealth and vastness of not so much. Extremes exist in having and not. The majority of us exist in the central range of life's pendulum. There are those among us that feel their sum of stuff equals the value of themselves. Research has shone that should the abundance of the world be spread liken icing on a cake, there would be a whole bunch less hunger and pain. Some among us see our basic needs of food, clothing, shelter as a given...while others long for just that. Could be a good thing to share.... Know yer Loved, CWD

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