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Definitions of like

  1. To have a taste for; enjoy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To be pleased with; enjoy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3. To please, or be pleased with; enjoy; choose. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To liken; to compare. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To be pleased; to choose. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition). Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like, a. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To choose; suffix, indicating resemblance. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. want to have; "I'd like a beer now!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard; "How did you like the President's speech last night?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. be fond of; "I like my nephews" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. find enjoyable or agreeable; "I like jogging"; "She likes to read Russian novels" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To be pleased with; to enjoy; to approve. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To be pleased with; to approve; to choose. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a walk. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. That which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. The stroke which equalizes the number of strokes played by the opposing player or side; as, to play the like. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A liking; a preference; inclination; - usually in pl.; as, we all have likes and dislikes. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. That which is equal or similar to another. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. The like thing or person: an exact resemblance: a liking. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  23. A similar thing or person. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. A like person or thing; counterpart; liking; inclination. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. Some person or thing resembling another; a copy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. What pleases one. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  27. Some person or thing resembling another. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  28. To the same extent, or in the same manner, as; likely; only in such expressions as, like enough. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. In the same manner: probably. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. In the manner of; similarly to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. In the same manner; likely. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. In the same manner as; equally or nearly so. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  33. conforming in every respect; "boxes with corresponding dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  34. resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination; "suits of like design"; "a limited circle of like minds"; "members of the cat family have like dispositions"; "as like as two peas in a pod"; "doglike devotion"; "a dreamlike quality" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  35. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. In a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not act like him. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. In a like or similar manner. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. Likely; probably. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. To suit; to please; to be agreeable to. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take satisfaction in; to enjoy. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. Similar; resembling; equal or nearly equal; in a mood or condition for; as, I feel like reading. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  42. Likable, likeable. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  43. Equal in quantity, quality, or degree: similar: likely. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  44. Equal; similar. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  45. Resembling; similar; equal, or virtually equivalent. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  46. Equal in quantity, quality, or degree; having resemblance; similar; likely. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  47. Similar; resembling; likely; in a state that gives probable expectations. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for like

  1. He was like a boy. – Parrot & Co. by Harold MacGrath
  2. " I like that," she said. – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
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