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Use "likening" in a sentence
"A son of former U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley, Michael has cut a distinctive figure in Italy with his shaved head, his New Jersey roots and a nickname likening him to Omar Bradley, the famed World War II general."
"That's the truly crazy part of his “Country Club” statement — in likening someone who looks like Barack Obama to a pink-cheeked, millionaire swell sippin 'Rob Roys at “The Nineteenth Hole” or somethin'."
"Harold Wolfson in a conference call likening him to Ken Starr."