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like
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 16
1. In a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not act like him.
2. In a like or similar manner.
3. Likely; probably.
4. To suit; to please; to be agreeable to.
Part of Speech: noun
1. That which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy.
2. The stroke which equalizes the number of strokes played by the opposing player or side; as, to play the like.
3. A liking; a preference; inclination; - usually in pl.; as, we all have likes and dislikes.
4. 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.
Part of Speech: superlative
1. Equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent.
2. Having probability; affording probability; probable; likely.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To liken; to compare.
3. To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be ( in a specified condition).
4. To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like, a.
Examples of usage:
  • Tell 'em then if you like- but I don't think you will." - "The Man From the Clouds", J. Storer Clouston.
  • I like you, Lilly. - "Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl", Fannie Hurst.
  • I like you . - "A Damsel in Distress", Pelham Grenville Wodehouse.
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