Definition of 'liken'
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The only dog to which it can be likened is one that's dead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He likens the situation to be being attached to a piece of elastic constantly pinging him back to his family's enduring pain. The Sun (2016)They were often likened to the clergy in this regard. A Social History of Modern Spain (1991)The process is often likened to moving through treacle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And his catwalk shows have often been likened to performance art. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Just one per cent likened him to a lion. The Sun (2014)He likened the situation to a football club charging high ticket prices and then playing its reserve team. Times, Sunday Times (2014) One likened his performance to'a paranormal phenomena '. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Companies that care about the packaging often liken themselves to book publishers, who know a small number of people will pay a premium price for a hardback. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. liken is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'liken'
British English: liken VERB
If you liken one thing or person to another thing or person, you say that they are similar.
The process is likened by experts to tuning a television picture.
Definition of liken from the Collins English Dictionary
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