liken to

phrasal verb
likened to; likening to; likens to

Definition of liken 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liken%20to. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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