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likehood | likelihood | likeliness | likely | likely to | liken | likeness | likening | likerous | likerousness | likewise


Verb (transitive)
3 in 3 verses (in OT : 3 in 3 verses)


likenv. t. [OE. liknen. See Like, a.].
  •  To allege, or think, to be like; to represent as like; to compare; as, to liken life to a pilgrimage.  [1913 Webster]
    "Whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man which built his house upon a rock."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make or cause to be like.  Brougham.  [1913 Webster]


liken, (foll. by to) point out the resemblance of (a person or thing to another).

ME f. LIKE(1) + -EN(1)



analogize, assimilate, balance, bring into analogy, bring into comparison, compare, compare and contrast, compare with, confront, contrast, counterpose, draw a comparison, draw a parallel, equate, juxtapose, liken to, match, measure against, metaphorize, oppose, paragon, parallel, place against, relate, run a comparison, set in contrast, set in opposition, set off against, set over against, similize, view together, weigh, weigh against

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