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Like meaning

like - 18 dictionary results

  1. 1. To liken; to compare.
  2. 2. Having the same, or nearly the same, appearance, qualities, or characteristics; resembling; similar to; similar; alike; -- often with in and the particulars of the resemblance; as, they are like each other in features, complexion, and many traits of character.
  3. 3. Equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent.
  4. 4. Having probability; affording probability; probable; likely.
  5. 5. Inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a walk.
  6. 6. That which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy.
  7. 7. In a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not act like him.
  8. 8. In a like or similar manner.
  9. 9. Likely; probably.
  10. 10. To suit; to please; to be agreeable to.
  11. 11. To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take satisfaction in; to enjoy.
  12. 12. To be pleased; to choose.
  13. 13. To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be ( in a specified condition).
  14. 14. To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like, a.
  15. 15. A liking; a preference; inclination; - usually in pl.; as, we all have likes and dislikes.
  16. 16. A similar thing or person.
  17. 17. Equal; similar.
  18. 18. To be pleased with; enjoy.

like - examples of usage

  1. " That's as you like, Mr. Beaton. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. But you like him, don't you? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. I should like that! - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
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