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The meaning of Likening

Likening – definition

verb

Point out the resemblance of someone or something to.

Usage examples:

Racism is likened to a contagious disease
phrasal verb

To say that someone is similar to or has the same qualities as someone else

Usage examples:

She's been likened to a young elizabeth taylor.

Likening translation into English

Likening: translate from English into Chinese

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比拟

Likening: translate from English into Dutch

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Vergelijken met, Vergelijken

Likening: translate from English into French

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Assimiler, Comparer

Likening: translate from English into German

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Vergleichen

Likening: translate from English into Hindi

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समान मानते हुए, मिलाना, तुलना करना, सदृश करना

Likening: translate from English into Italian

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Paragonare, Assomigliare

Likening: translate from English into Korean

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비유, ...에 비유하다, 비유하다

Likening: translate from English into Russian

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Уподобление, Уподоблять, Приравнивать, Придавать сходство, Делать схожим, Делать похожим, Сравнивать, Находить сходство

Likening: translate from English into Spanish

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Comparando, Comparar las semejanzas, Mirar si se asemejan

Word origin

Middle English: from like1 + -en1.

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