Liken

Definition of Liken

Lik´en   Pronunciation: līk´'n
v. t.1.To allege, or think, to be like; to represent as like; to compare; as, to liken life to a pilgrimage.
[imp. & p. p. Likened (līk"'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Likening.]
Whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man which built his house upon a rock.
- Matt. vii. 24.
2.To make or cause to be like.

Related Words

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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