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Verb
Present participle for point out the resemblance of someone or something to
“An old saying in China likens children to birds.”
Verb
Present participle for to describe as, or compare to something, similar
Verb
Present participle for to make level or equal in amount, degree, or status
Noun
A similarity or comparison
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“The comparison might be very useful for likening a certain government to a Hitlerian menace.”
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