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English Dictionary: likening by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
likening
n
  1. the act of comparing similarities
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Liken \Lik"en\ (l[imac]k"'n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Likened}
      (-'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Likening}.] [OE. liknen. See {Like},
      a.]
      1. To allege, or think, to be like; to represent as like; to
            compare; as, to liken life to a pilgrimage.
  
                     Whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth
                     them, I will liken him unto a wise man which built
                     his house upon a rock.                        --Matt. vii.
                                                                              24.
  
      2. To make or cause to be like. [R.] --Brougham.
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