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Definition of Like


  1. 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.
  2. Equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent.
  3. Having probability; affording probability; probable; likely.
  4. Inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a walk.
  5. That which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy.
  6. A liking; a preference; inclination; -- usually in pl.; as, we all have likes and dislikes.
  7. In a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not act like him.
  8. In a like or similar manner.
  9. Likely; probably.
  10. To suit; to please; to be agreeable to.
  11. To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take satisfaction in; to enjoy.
  12. To liken; to compare.
  13. To be pleased; to choose.
  14. To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition).
  15. To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like, a.
  16. The stroke which equalizes the number of strokes played by the opposing player or side; as, to play the like.

Like Quotations

Oscar Wilde Quote
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
Oscar Wilde

Bill Copeland Quote
Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell.
Bill Copeland

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Bruce Lee

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
Maya Angelou

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
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Like Translations

like in Afrikaans is lief wees vir, waardeer, as, hou van, soos, hoe
like in Danish is synes om
like in Dutch is hoe, bij wijze van, voor, als, tot
like in Finnish is miten, arvostaa
like in Italian is simile, pari, come
like in Latin is instar, par, parilis, velut, similis, similis, amo
like in Norwegian is som, lik
like in Swedish is lik, liksom, tycka om, gilla, som

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