verb (used with object)
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Origin of liken
OTHER WORDS FROM likenun·lik·ened, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH likenlichen, liken
Words nearby liken
Example sentences from the Web for liken
In fact, the Michigan congressman went so far as to liken them to Judas Iscariot.
“I liken it to a building contractor that builds homes,” he says.
They liken the experience to eating pot brownies, which, unlike smoking, results in more lasting, full-bodied effects.
And dare you liken your dwarfed and sickly life to the sun when he goeth forth in his might?Bible Emblems|Edward E. Seelye
We may liken the operation of the law to what happens when a bent tube with the ends up is filled with water.
We may liken man's life to a journey in which the supplies of food are gotten at the stations.The Principles of Economics|Frank A. Fetter
In a word, I liken the two truths, because the same reasons make us love them and because the same reasons make us fear them.
It is only at threescore and ten that we liken it to a weaver's shuttle.Big Brother|Annie Fellows-Johnston