- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||likened, likening, likens
||to present or regard as similar; compare.
In his speech at the rally, he likened the politicians to criminals.The principal likened the process of teaching to planting seeds in a garden.People tend to liken him to his brother, but they don't realize how truly different they are.
- similar words:
- analogize, associate, correlate, equate, parallel, relate