5 letter words ending in KEN

The following list contains 6 five letter words in English

5 letter words ending in KEN in English

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Common 5 letter words ending in KEN with meaning


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To represent or compare something as similar to something else.

Pronunciation (US): /ˈlaɪkən/

Pronunciation (UK): /ˈlaɪk(ə)n/

Origin and Usage: The word "liken" comes from the Middle English word "liknen," which means "to compare." It has been in use since the 14th century. The word is commonly used in literature and poetry to draw comparisons between two things, often using similes or metaphors.

Synonyms: compare, equate, analogize, match, parallel

Related Words: alike, liken, linke, inked, knead

Example Sentences:

  • She tried to liken the experience to a rollercoaster ride.
  • The author likened the sunset to a painting in his book.
  • He likened the sound of the waves to a lullaby.
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Taken is a verb.


Taken means to have something removed, to accept something that is offered, or to capture someone or something. It can also mean to assume responsibility or to understand something in a particular way.

  • US: /ˈteɪkən/
  • UK: /ˈteɪkən/
Origin and Usage

Taken is the past participle of the verb "take". The word originates from the Old English word "tacan" which means to grasp or seize. It has been used in English since the 14th century.


Some synonyms for taken include: seized, captured, acquired, received, accepted, and understood.

Related Words
  • teach
  • shake
  • break
  • leaks
  • bakes
Example Sentences
  • She had her temperature taken at the doctors office.
  • He taken the opportunity to study abroad.
  • The police taken the suspect into custody.
  • He taken the blame for the mistake.
  • She taken his words to mean something different than he intended.