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    like - Dictionary definition and meaning for word like

    Definition
    (noun) a similar kind
    Synonyms : the like , the likes of
    Example Sentence
    • dogs, foxes, and the like
    • we don't want the likes of you around here
    Definition
    (noun) a kind of person
    Synonyms : ilk
    Example Sentence
    • We'll not see his like again
    • I can't tolerate people of his ilk
    Definition
    (verb) prefer or wish to do something
    Synonyms : care , wish
    Example Sentence
    • Do you care to try this dish?
    • Would you like to come along to the movies?
    Definition
    (verb) find enjoyable or agreeable
    Example Sentence
    • I like jogging
    • She likes to read Russian novels
    Definition
    (verb) be fond of
    Example Sentence
    • I like my nephews
    Definition
    (verb) feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard
    Example Sentence
    • How did you like the President's speech last night?
    Definition
    (verb) want to have
    Example Sentence
    • I'd like a beer now!
    Definition
    (adj) resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination
    Synonyms : similar
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) equal in amount or value
    Synonyms : same
    Example Sentence
    • like amounts
    • equivalent amounts
    • the same amount
    • gave one six blows and the other a like number
    • the same number
    Definition
    (adj) having the same or similar characteristics
    Synonyms : alike , similar
    Example Sentence
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste
    Definition
    (adj) conforming in every respect
    Synonyms : comparable , corresponding
    Example Sentence
    • boxes with corresponding dimensions
    • the like period of the preceding year
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