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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lik·en /ˈlaɪkən/
 (vt.)比喻,比擬,使象

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lik·en v. t. [imp. & p. p. Likened p. pr. & vb. n. Likening.]
 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.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 liken
      v : consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; "We
          can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans"; "You cannot
          equate success in financial matters with greed" [syn: compare,
           equate]