Definition of Like. Meaning of Like. Synonyms of Like

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Definition of Like

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Like Like, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Liked (l[imac]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Liking.] [OE. liken to please, AS. l[=i]cian, gel[=i]cian, fr. gel[=i]c. See Like, a.] 1. To suit; to please; to be agreeable to. [Obs.] 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.[Obs.] Like me to the peasant boys of France. --Shak.
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Like Like, 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.
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Like Like, adv. [AS. gel[=i]ce. See Like, a.] 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. Note: Like, as here used, is regarded by some grammarians as a preposition. 2. In a like or similar manner. --Shak. Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him. --Ps. ciii. 13. 3. Likely; probably. ``Like enough it will.' --Shak.
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Like Like (l[imac]k), 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). [Obs.] 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. [Colloq.] 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. [Obs.] --Massinger.
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Like Like, n. (Golf) The stroke which equalizes the number of strokes played by the opposing player or side; as, to play the like.

Meaning of Like from wikipedia

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