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 Dictionary entry overview: What does liken mean? 

LIKEN (verb)
  The verb LIKEN has 1 sense:

1. consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous

  Familiarity information: LIKEN used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

LIKEN (verb)

Sense 1liken [BACK TO TOP]


Consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting


equate; liken; compare

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "liken" is one way to...):

consider; study (give careful consideration to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody PP
Somebody ----s something PP

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