likening : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the act of comparing similarities
- v consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
- Such transparency has attracted Silicon Valley types, with David Schappell of Unitus, a nonprofit venture-capital firm devoted to microfinance, likening SKS to the little coffee .
- He invited me to create the Mobile Art for Chanel, likening the value of my designs to that of great poetry.
- In likening himself to His Airness, Wendel is thinking past the rec room and into the boardroom.
News & Articles
- GOP official resigns after name-calling incident
An Illinois GOP county chairman resigned today after likening former Miss America Erika Harold, who's challenging a sitting Republican congressman in next year's primary election, to a "street walker" whose "pimps" were Democrats and moderate Republicans.
June 21, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
- Illinois GOP official resigns after calling former Miss America 'street walker'
A Downstate Illinois GOP county chairman resigned today after likening former Miss America Erika Harold, who’s challenging a sitting Republican congressman in next year’s primary election, to a “street walker” whose “pimps” were Democrats and moderate Republicans.
June 20, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
- John McCain in Euronews.net
Senator Obama has declared and repeatedly reaffirmed his intention to meet the president of Iran without any preconditions, likening it to meetings between former American presidents and the leaders of the Soviet Union,McCain told a meeting...
- Pete Sessions in Washington Post
Whatever his views may be on the administration's response to 9/11 and the conduct of the war on terrorism, likening it to Hitler's rise to power and Nazism is odious and demeans the victims of 9/11 and the brave American men and women engaged in... Abraham Foxman http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Foxman&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEspEO8gflz2qn6AYgaJHpceS-OGw FOXNews http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.foxnews.com/wires/2007Jul17/0,4670,CongressmanNaziComparison,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGde8QxcrWWpNbZLgOiUcZY_JJC0Q Jul 17, 2007
58316 77613 likening The Speaker is now likening genuine opposition to assassination. Such insulting rhetoric not only undermines the credibility of her office, but it underscores the desperate attempt by her party to divert attention away from a failing agenda,"...