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synonyms for likening

  • analogy
  • connection
  • contrast
  • correlation
  • example
  • identification
  • juxtaposition
  • observation
  • ratio
  • relation
  • resemblance
  • similarity
  • testing
  • allegory
  • association
  • balancing
  • collation
  • comparability
  • discrimination
  • estimation
  • exemplification
  • illustration
  • likeness
  • measuring
  • metaphor
  • opposition
  • segregation
  • separation
  • weighing
  • analyzing
  • bringing together
  • collating
  • distinguishing
  • dividing
  • paralleling
  • relating
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antonyms for likening

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  • difference
  • disconnection
  • dissimilarity
  • unlikeness
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How to use likening in a sentence

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine previously likened the policy to the rules governing the seas.
A DOLLAR CAN’T BUY YOU A CUP OF COFFEE BUT THAT’S WHAT NASA INTENDS TO PAY FOR SOME MOON ROCKSCHRISTIAN DAVENPORTDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Katherine O’Brien, the World Health Organization’s head of immunization, likens the task of distributing the vaccines after the months-long development sprint to summiting Mount Everest having reached base camp.
AIRLINES ARE FACING ‘MISSION OF THE CENTURY’ IN SHIPPING COVID VACCINESMCKENNA MOOREDECEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
He likens the franchise model to McDonald’s, where the national corporation gives operators a proven standard operating procedure and ongoing support.
CURIO WELLNESS LAUNCHES $30M FUND TO HELP WOMEN AND MINORITIES OWN A CANNABIS DISPENSARYMATT BURNSNOVEMBER 30, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Deborah Berger, who lives on the fourth floor, likened the new regime to living in a giant day care center.
“WE DON’T EVEN KNOW WHO IS DEAD OR ALIVE”: TRAPPED INSIDE AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY DURING THE PANDEMICBY AVA KOFMANNOVEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
He likens it to carefully designing a car before starting to build it.
CAN CANCER KILLERS GET PAST THE BRAIN’S BOUNCERS?CHARU KASTURINOVEMBER 30, 2020OZY
I can't help likening thee to that poor gipsy wench, Sybil; but may I be scragged if I'd use thee as her lover has used her.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
But her nature, which the lover had greatly belied in likening it to her name, was not cold enough for this.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
Several Greek poets give us the same association, likening the stars to "rock-pigeons, flying from the Hunter Orion."
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
He made the retrograde step of likening the head of insects to a single segment.
FORM AND FUNCTIONE. S. (EDWARD STUART) RUSSELL
If she says she is sorry for likening me to Winfield, I will tell her who sent the roses.
POLLY IN NEW YORKLILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
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WORDS RELATED TO LIKENING

  • allegory
  • analogy
  • analyzing
  • association
  • balancing
  • bringing together
  • collating
  • collation
  • comparability
  • connection
  • contrast
  • correlation
  • discrimination
  • distinguishing
  • dividing
  • estimation
  • example
  • exemplification
  • identification
  • illustration
  • juxtaposition
  • likeness
  • likening
  • measuring
  • metaphor
  • observation
  • opposition
  • paralleling
  • ratio
  • relating
  • relation
  • resemblance
  • segregation
  • separation
  • similarity
  • testing
  • weighing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.