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Having the same characteristics or qualities as; similar to,
  1. The things one likes or prefers
    • - a wide variety of likes, dislikes, tastes, and income levels
  1. Used in speech as a meaningless filler or to signify the speaker's uncertainty about an expression just used
    • - there was this funny smell—sort of dusty like
  2. Used to convey a person's reported attitude or feelings in the form of direct speech (whether or not representing an actual quotation)
    • - so she comes into the room and she's like “Where is everybody?”
  3. In the manner of
    • - like as a ship with dreadful storm long tossed
  1. (of a person or thing) Having similar qualities or characteristics to another person or thing
    • - I responded in like manner
    • - the grouping of children of like ability together
  2. (of a portrait or other image) Having a faithful resemblance to the original
    • - “Who painted the dog's picture? It's very like.”
  1. Having the same characteristics or qualities as; similar to
    • - there were other suits like mine in the shop
    • - they were like brothers
    • - she looked nothing like Audrey Hepburn
  2. In the manner of; in the same way or to the same degree as
    • - he was screaming like a banshee
    • - you must run like the wind
  3. In a way appropriate to
    • - students were angry at being treated like children
  4. Such as one might expect from; characteristic of
    • - just like you to put a damper on people's enjoyment
  5. Used in questions to ask about the characteristics or nature of someone or something
    • - What is it like to be a tuna fisherman?
    • - What's she like?
  6. Used to draw attention to the nature of an action or event
    • - I apologize for coming over unannounced like this
    • - why are you talking about me like that?
  7. Such as; for example
    • - the cautionary vision of works like Animal Farm and 1984
  1. Find agreeable, enjoyable, or satisfactory
    • - I like all Angela Carter's stories
    • - people who don't like reading books
    • - I like to be the center of attention
  2. Wish for; want
    • - would you like a cup of coffee?
    • - I'd like to rent a car
    • - I'd like you to stay
    • - we would like for you to work for us
  3. Used as a polite formula
    • - we would like to apologize for the late running of this service
  4. Feel reluctant to do something
    • - I don't like leaving her on her own too long
  5. Choose to have (something); prefer
    • - how do you like your coffee?
  6. Feel about or regard (something)
    • - how would you like it if it happened to you?
  1. In the same way that; as
    • - people who change countries like they change clothes
  2. As though; as if
    • - I felt like I'd been kicked by a camel

  1. 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"
  2. wish: prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
  3. a kind of person; "We'll not see his like again"; "I can't tolerate people of his ilk"
  4. 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"
  5. find enjoyable or agreeable; "I like jogging"; "She likes to read Russian novels"
  6. alike(p): having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generally alike in background and taste"
  7. In the English language, the word like has a very flexible range of uses, ranging from conventional to non-standard. It can be used as a noun, verb, adverb, adjective, preposition, particle, conjunction, hedge, interjection, and quotative.
  8. Like is the debut novel by Scottish author Ali Smith, first published in 1997 in the UK by Virago and in the following year in the US by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , it draws much from Ali Smith's own life growing up Inverness and then moving to Cambridge as a student.
  9. A WHERE clause in SQL specifies that a SQL Data Manipulation Language (DML) statement should only affect rows that meet specified criteria. The criteria are expressed in the form of predicates. ...
  10. The Like is an alternative rock band from Los Angeles, California. The current members are Elizabeth "Z" Berg (vocals and guitar), Tennessee Thomas (drums), Laena Geronimo (bass), and Annie Monroe (organ). Since forming in 2001, the band has released three extended plays (EPs) and two studio albums.
  11. Something that a person likes (prefers); To please; To enjoy, be pleased by; favor; be in favor of; To derive pleasure of, by or with someone or something; To prefer and maintain (an action) as a regular habit or activity; To find attractive; to prefer the company of; to have mild romantic ...
  12. (Likes) "It has pictures, so if you are trying to look up a word a picture will pop up." Carl
  13. (Likes) Bothering/Fighting Knuckles
  14. (Likes) Fruit, American Candy
  15. (Likes) Pokémon, Digimon, Fanfiction, RolePlaying, Chobits, Absolute Boyfriend, Tail of the Moon, WoW, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Final Fantasy
  16. (Likes) Quiet, nature, family, cats, birds, beautiful things, making people smile
  17. (Likes) San Jose Earthquakes, Soccer, meeting new friends, wagging his tail, chasing the Crew Cat
  18. is clearly being over-used and abused in contemporary discourse, especially in radio discussions where you will sometimes hear like, and even the richly redundant expression kinder like, pasted into nearly every thought. ...
  19. is a preposition is followed by a noun or pronoun: George looks like his mother. It may also be used as an adjective meaning "similar": George and I have like minds.
  20. The word 'like' has been used in this document to indicate that presentation should appear very similar – and functionality should behave similarly – between browsers without needing to be identical.
  21. "I liked that store." No, that doesn't mean that I appreciated it, it means that I clicked the thumbs-up symbol on that store's Facebook page.
  22. 1.(suffix. liyk) You see !, a general suffix, e.g. I'm ganna lowp ower t'yat, like = I am going to jump over the gate, you see !
  23. If people like what you say they can click on the word ‘like’ underneath your post and you will see a message appear underneath that says “So-and-so likes this”.  They can also make a comment if they want to.
  24. Facebook users can use the 'Like' button to show they are a fan of a particular page, product or status update. As a result, they will receive updates and news from that page in their Newsfeed.
  25. (someone of the opposite sex): Fancy, dig