(noun.) a kind of person; 'We'll not see his like again'; 'I can't tolerate people of his ilk'.

(noun.) a similar kind; 'dogs, foxes, and the like', 'we don't want the likes of you around here'.

(verb.) feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard; 'How did you like the President's speech last night?'.

(verb.) be fond of; 'I like my nephews'.

(verb.) find enjoyable or agreeable; 'I like jogging'; 'She likes to read Russian novels'.

(verb.) want to have; 'I'd like a beer now!'.

(adj.) 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' .

(adj.) 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' .

Checker: Zelig--From WordNet


(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.

(superl.) Equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent.

(superl.) Having probability; affording probability; probable; likely.

(superl.) Inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a walk.

(n.) That which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy.

(n.) A liking; a preference; inclination; -- usually in pl.; as, we all have likes and dislikes.

(a.) In a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not act like him.

(a.) In a like or similar manner.

(a.) Likely; probably.

(a.) To suit; to please; to be agreeable to.

(a.) To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take satisfaction in; to enjoy.

(a.) To liken; to compare.

(v. i.) To be pleased; to choose.

(v. i.) To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition).

(v. i.) To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like, a.

Checked by Delores

Synonyms and Synonymous

a. [1]. Similar, resembling, analogous, allied, parallel, cognate, of a piece.[2]. Equal, same.[3]. Likely, probable.

n. [1]. Equal.[2]. Preference, partiality, liking.

ad. [1]. In the manner of, in the same manner as.[2]. Likely, probably.

v. a. [1]. Approve, be pleased with, take pleasure in.[2]. Relish, enjoy, be fond of.[3]. Esteem, fancy, have a regard for, take a liking to, take to, take a fancy to; find to one's mind, taste, or fancy.

v. n. Choose, prefer, elect, list, think fit, be pleased.

Checker: Wilmer

Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Equal, correspondent, similar, resembling

ANT:Unequal, different, dissimilar

Edited by Jessica


adj. equal in quantity quality or degree: similar: likely probable.—n. the like thing or person: an exact resemblance: a liking.—adv. in the same manner: probably.—conj. as as if.—v.t. (Shak.) to compare liken.—ns. Like′liness Like′lihood.—adj. Like′ly like the thing required: credible: probable: having reason to expect.—adv. probably.—adj. Like′-mind′ed having a similar disposition or purpose.—v.t. Lik′en to represent as like or similar: to compare.—n. Like′ness resemblance: one who resembles another: that which resembles: a portrait or picture: effigy.—adv. Like′wise in like wise or manner: also: moreover: too.—Feel like to be disposed to do anything; Had like was likely came near to do something; Look like to show a likelihood of: to appear similar to; Such like of that kind.

v.t. to be pleased with: to approve: to enjoy: (obs.) to please.—n. a liking chiefly in phrase 'likes and dislikes.'—adjs. Like′able lovable: amiable; Like′ly that may be liked: pleasing.—n. Lik′ing state of being pleased with: inclination: satisfaction in: (B.) condition plight.—adj. (B.) as in Good′-lik′ing Well′-lik′ing in good condition.—On liking on approval.

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Checker: Seymour


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