liken to

phrasal verb

likened to; likening to; likens to
: to describe (someone or something) as similar to (someone or something else)
Some critics have likened his writing to Faulkner's.
She likened her trip to a pilgrimage.

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“Liken to.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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