Synonyms for likened
- approximate to
- be in the same class as
- be on a par with
- bear comparison
- come up to
- distinguish between
- draw parallel
- identify with
- make like
- notice similarities
- put alongside
- show correspondence
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIKENED
She was small and slender, but no one had ever likened her to a flower.
This is what I likened to an embattled phalanx, once before.
The thirst of the snow fields is most agonizing, and can only be likened to the thirst of the desert.
None other can be likened to it in the history of our existence as a republic.
The soul of man is likened to a charioteer and two steeds, one mortal, the other immortal.
It might be likened to the dregs of love, all that remained after the potent wine of it had been drained off.
There is nothing that can be likened to the first day of love.
It may be likened to a clock which has not stopped but shows the wrong hour.
You will find exactly as I say, for the nature of the bird can be likened to that of man.
That rows of cup marks have often been likened to footprints.