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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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