Synonyms and Antonyms of liken

  1. 1 to describe as similar <he generally likened a root canal to some horrible form of torture> Synonyms analogize, assimilate, bracket, equate, compareRelated Words associate, connect, couple, link; allude, refer, relate; equal, match, parallelAntonyms contrast

  2. 2 to regard or represent as equal or comparable <I think that we can liken the two pianists, at least in terms of natural talent> Synonyms compare, equateRelated Words associate, connect, correlate, identify, join, link, match, relate; group, lump (together); assort, categorize, class, classify, grade, group, sortNear Antonyms differentiate, discern, discriminate, distinguish, separate

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