Meaning of LIKE in English


adj likely; probably.

2. like ·adj in a like or similar manner.

3. like ·vi to be pleased; to choose.

4. like ·superl equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent.

5. like ·adj to liken; to compare.

6. like ·superl having probability; affording probability; probable; likely.

7. like ·superl inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a walk.

8. like ·adj in a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not act like him.

9. like ·adj to suit; to please; to be agreeable to.

10. like ·noun that which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy.

11. like ·noun a liking; a preference; inclination;

— usually in ·pl; as, we all have likes and dislikes.

12. like ·vi to have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition).

13. like ·add. ·noun the stroke which equalizes the number of strokes played by the opposing player or side; as, to play the like.

14. like ·vi to come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. ·cf. had like, under like, ·adj.

15. like ·adj to be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take satisfaction in; to enjoy.

xvi. like ·superl 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.

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