Term:like

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OVERVIEW OF NOUN LIKE

1) like, the like, the likes of: a similar kind; “dogs, foxes, and the like”, “we don’t want the likes of you around here

2) like, ilk: a kind of person; “We’ll not see his like again”; “I can’t tolerate people of his ilk”

OVERVIEW OF VERB LIKE

1) wish, care, like: prefer or wish to do something; “Do you care to try this dish?”; “Would you like to come along to the movies?”

2) like: find enjoyable or agreeable; “I like jogging”; “She likes to read Russian novels”

3) like: be fond of; “I like my nephews”

4) like: feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard; “How did you like the President’s speech last night?”

5) like: want to have; “I’d like a beer now!”

OVERVIEW OF ADJECTIVE LIKE

1) like, similar: 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) like, equal, equivalent, same: equal in amount or value; “like amounts”; “equivalent amounts”; “the same amount”; “gave one six blows and the other a like number”; “an equal number”; “the same number

3) alike, similar, like: having the same or similar characteristics; “all politicians are alike”; “they looked utterly alike”; “friends are generally alike in background and taste

4) comparable, corresponding, like: conforming in every respect; “boxes with corresponding dimensions”; “the like period of the preceding year

noun like has 2 sense(s)


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For other uses, see Like (disambiguation).

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, filler, and quotative.

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