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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "liken":

    compare, assimilate

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#406compare
#1536match
#2309equal
#11919correspond
#32467equate
#42642assimilate
#61118equalize
#84829liken
#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. 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.

  3. Jim Christiana:

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

  4. Andrew Erickson:

    China's navy is receiving warships so quickly that Chinese sources liken this to dumping dumplings into soup broth.

  5. Kahlil Gibran:

    Cast aside those who liken godliness to whimsy and who try to combine their greed for wealth with their desire for a happy afterlife.


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