Liken

  • 1 Liken — is a series of children s videos in the format of live action musicals relating classic stories based on scripture stories from the point of view of a child s imagination. Liken was conceived by Ken Agle (producer), Dennis Agle (writer/director)… …

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  • 2 liken to — ˈliken to [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they liken to he/she/it likens to present participle likening to past tense likened to past p …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 Liken — Lik en (l[imac]k n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Likened} (l[imac]k nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Likening}.] [OE. liknen. See {Like}, a.] 1. To allege, or think, to be like; to represent as like; to compare; as, to liken life to a pilgrimage. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 liken — ► VERB (liken to) ▪ point out the resemblance of (someone or something) to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 liken — index compare, conform, correspond (be equivalent), measure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 liken — (v.) late 13c., to represent as like, from LIKE (Cf. like) (adj.) + EN (Cf. en) (1). Related: Likened; likening …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 līkēn — *līkēn, *līkæ̅n germ., schwach. Verb: nhd. angemessen sein ( Verb), gefallen ( Verb); ne. please (Verb); Rekontruktionsbasis: got., an., ae., anfrk., as., ahd.; Hinw …

    Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • 8 liken — [v] compare allegorize, approach, approximate to, assimilate, balance, bear comparison, be in the same class as*, be on a par with*, come up to, correlate, distinguish between, draw parallel, equal, equate, identify with, link, make like, match,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 liken — [līk′ən] vt. to represent or describe as being like, or similar; compare …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 liken — UK [ˈlaɪkən] / US verb Word forms liken : present tense I/you/we/they liken he/she/it likens present participle likening past tense likened past participle likened Phrasal verbs: liken to …

    English dictionary

  • 11 liken to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms liken to : present tense I/you/we/they liken to he/she/it likens to present participle likening to past tense likened to past participle likened to formal liken someone/something to something to say that… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 liken — v. (d; tr.) ( to compare ) to liken to (her estate could be likened to a fortress) * * * [ laɪkən] (d; tr.) ( to compare ) to liken to (her estate could be likened to a fortress) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 liken — lik|en [ˈlaıkən] v liken to / [liken sb/sth to sb/sth] phr v formal to say that someone or something is similar to another person or thing = ↑compare ▪ Critics have likened the new theater to a supermarket …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 liken — lik|en [ laıkən ] verb liken to phrasal verb transitive FORMAL liken someone/something to something to say that someone or something is similar to someone or something else: The human body is likened to a machine …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 liken — /luy keuhn/, v.t. to represent as similar or like; compare: to liken someone to a weasel. [1275 1325; ME liknen. See LIKE1, EN1] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 liken — Synonyms and 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,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 liken — is., bit. b., Yun. 1) Bir mantarla bir su yosununun ortak yaşamasıyla ortaya çıkan bitkilerin genel adı 2) tıp Kaşındırıcı bir deri hastalığı Birleşik Sözler liken bilimi …

    Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

  • 18 liken — [[t]la͟ɪkən[/t]] likens, likening, likened VERB If you liken one thing or person to another thing or person, you say that they are similar. [V n to n/ ing] She likens marriage to slavery... [V n to n/ ing] The pain is often likened to being… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 liken — verb (liken someone/thing to) point out the resemblance of someone or something to …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 liken — verb liken sb/sth to sb/sth phrasal verb (transitive usually passive) formal to describe something or someone as being similar to another person or thing: Critics have likened the new theater to a supermarket …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English