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Like Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard; "How did you like the President''s speech last night?"
  • be fond of; "I like my nephews"
  • find enjoyable or agreeable; "I like jogging"; "She likes to read Russian novels"
  • prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
  • want to have; "I''d like a beer now!"
  • 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 d
  • having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generaly alike in background and taste"
  • 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"
  • conforming in every respect; "boxes with corresponding dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year"

Definitions from Wiktionary


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

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Like Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Like can mean some different things:

1. We can use to like to say that we find a thing is good:

2. We can use like for "the same as" or "nearly the same as":

3. We can also use like for "the same way as":



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'Like' example sentence in quotations


* Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies. - H.L. Mencken

* In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell. - H.L. Mencken

* Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists. - H.L. Mencken


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Like Sample Sentences in News


  • Like a universe
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  • Pot Flavors Expected to Emerge Like Cigar Brands as Legalization Takes Hold Abroad
    NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — Like Amsterdam in the Netherlands, Jamaica is a mecca for cannabis culture known all over the world thanks to Bob Marley and King Haile Selassie. Read more on this news related to 'Like'
  • Like Uber, But For Credit Card Fraud
    How sharing economy sites offer credit card scammers a new opportunity. Sharing economy services have made headlines by seamlessly connecting buyers and sellers of services from transportation and lodging to dogwalking and housecleaning. The peer-to-peer rental market alone was estimated last year to be worth upwards of $26 billion . Read Full Story Read more on this news related to 'Like'

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