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Like

Pronunciation: līkt
a.1.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.
'T is as like you
As cherry is to cherry.
- Shak.
Like master, like man.
- Old Prov.
He giveth snow like wool; he scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes.
- Ps. cxlvii. 16.
2.Equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent.
More clergymen were impoverished by the late war than ever in the like space before.
- Sprat.
3.Having probability; affording probability; probable; likely.
But it is like the jolly world about us will scoff at the paradox of these practices.
- South.
Many were not easy to be governed, nor like to conform themselves to strict rules.
- Clarendon.
4.Inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a walk.
Had like
had nearly; came little short of.
Had like to have been my utter overthrow.
- Sir W. Raleigh
Ramona had like to have said the literal truth, . . . but recollected herself in time.
- Mrs. H. H. Jackson.
Like figures
(Geom.) similar figures.
n.1.That which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy.
He was a man, take him for all in all,
I shall not look upon his like again.
- Shak.
2.A liking; a preference; inclination; - usually in pl.; as, we all have likes and dislikes.
3.(Golf) The stroke which equalizes the number of strokes played by the opposing player or side; as, to play the like.
adv.1.In a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not act like him.
He maketh them to stagger like a drunken man.
- Job xii. 25.
2.In a like or similar manner.
Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.
- Ps. ciii. 13.
3.Likely; probably.
v. t.1.To suit; to please; to be agreeable to.
[imp. & p. p. Liked (līkt); p. pr. & vb. n. Liking.]
Cornwall him liked best, therefore he chose there.
- R. of Gloucester.
I willingly confess that it likes me much better when I find virtue in a fair lodging than when I am bound to seek it in an ill-favored creature.
- Sir P. Sidney.
2.To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take satisfaction in; to enjoy.
He proceeded from looking to liking, and from liking to loving.
- Sir P. Sidney.
3.To liken; to compare.
Like me to the peasant boys of France.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To be pleased; to choose.
He may either go or stay, as he best likes.
- Locke.
2.To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition).
You like well, and bear your years very well.
- Shak.
3.To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like, a.
He probably got his death, as he liked to have done two years ago, by viewing the troops for the expedition from the wall of Kensington Garden.
- Walpole.
To like of
to be pleased with.
- Massinger.
Verb1.like - prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
Synonyms: wish, care
2.like - find enjoyable or agreeable; "I like jogging"; "She likes to read Russian novels"
Antonyms:
dislike - have or feel a dislike or distaste for; "I really dislike this salesman"
3.like - be fond of; "I like my nephews"
4.like - feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard; "How did you like the President's speech last night?"
5.like - want to have; "I'd like a beer now!"
Adj.1.like - 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"
Synonyms: similar
Antonyms:
unlike, dissimilar, different - not like; marked by dissimilarity; "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different"
2.like - equal in amount or value; "like amounts"; "equivalent amounts"; "the same amount"; "gave one six blows and the other a like number"; "an equal number"; "the same number"
Synonyms: equivalent, equal, same
Antonyms:
unequal, unlike - not equal in amount; "they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities"
3.like - having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generaly alike in background and taste"
Synonyms: alike, similar
4.like - conforming in every respect; "boxes with corresponding dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year"
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