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like meaning and definition

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LIKE noun

Definition of like (noun)

  1. a similar kind
    • "dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here"
    • synonyms: the like, the likes of
  2. a kind of person
    • "We'll not see his like again"; "I can't tolerate people of his ilk"
    • synonyms: ilk

LIKE verb

Definition of like (verb)

  1. prefer or wish to do something
    • "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
    • synonyms: care, wish
  2. find enjoyable or agreeable
    • "I like jogging"; "She likes to read Russian novels"
    • antonym: dislike
  3. be fond of
    • "I like my nephews"
  4. feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard
    • "How did you like the President's speech last night?"
  5. want to have
    • "I'd like a beer now!"

LIKE adjective

Definition of like (adjective)

  1. 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
    • antonym: different
  2. equal in amount or value
    • "like amounts"; "equivalent amounts"; "the same amount"; "gave one six blows and the other a like number"; "the same number"
    • synonyms: same
    • antonym: unlike
  3. having the same or similar characteristics
    • "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generally alike in background and taste"
    • synonyms: alike, similar
    • antonym: dissimilar
  4. conforming in every respect
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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