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verb liken pronunciation in British English /ˈlaɪkən/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyliken
he/she/itlikens
present participlelikening
past tenselikened
past participlelikened

phrasal verb

liken to

[transitive] formal
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present tense
I/you/we/theyliken to
he/she/itlikens to
present participlelikening to
past tenselikened to
past participlelikened to
liken someone/something to something to say that someone or something is similar to someone or something else

His works have been likened to those of Beckett.

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