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like

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of like

  1. 1 a number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common <you can never trust his like, because they'll always let you down> Synonyms breed, class, description, feather, genre, ilk, kidney, kind, like, manner, nature, order, species, strain, stripe, type, varietyRelated Words model; sample, specimen; bracket, bunch, category, division, family, grade, group, grouping, lot, persuasion, rank(s), set, suite

  2. 2 one that is equal to another in status, achievement, or value <we'd never seen its like in any other shop in town> Synonyms coequal, compeer, coordinate, counterpart, equivalent, fellow, like, match, parallel, peer, rivalRelated Words analogue (or analog); double, half, mate, twin; associate, colleague, companion, copartner, partner; competitor




like

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of like

  1. positive regard for something <she thought her new boyfriend was unusually interested in her likes and dislikes> Synonyms appetite, fancy, favor, fondness, like, love, love affair, partiality, preference, relish, shine, taste, useRelated Words craving, desire, hankering, longing, thirst, yen; enthusiasm, gusto, interest, passion; bias, prejudice; bent, inclination, leaning, propensity, tendency; tooth; palate; weaknessNear Antonyms apathy, disinclination; indifference, unconcernAntonyms aversion, disfavor, disgust, dislike, distaste, hatred, loathing, mislike





like

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of like

  1. 1 to some degree or extent <the cat would curl up, tightly like, and just go to sleep> Synonyms enough, kindly [chiefly Southern], kind of, fairly, moderately, more or less, pretty, quite, rather, relatively, something, somewhat, sort ofRelated Words acceptably, decently, passably, tolerably; little, negligibly, nominally, slightly, vaguely; half, halfway, incompletely, part, partially, partly, partwayNear Antonyms awfully, beastly, deadly, especially, exceedingly (also exceeding), exceptionally, extremely, frightfully, greatly, heavily, highly, hugely, mightily, mortally, particularly, surpassingly, terribly, very; considerably, extensively, significantly, substantially

  2. 2 close to but not exactly <the distance is more like 500 miles> Synonyms about, around, approximately, more or less, much, near, plus or minus, roughly, say, someRelated Words generally, kind of, loosely; nearly, nominally, practically, virtually, well-nighNear Antonyms due, even, just, sharp, smack-dab, squarelyAntonyms exactly, precisely




like

conjunction

Synonyms and Antonyms of like

  1. the way it would be or one would do if <it looks like it's going to rain at any moment> Synonyms as, as though, as if




like

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of like

  1. 1 to wish to have <I'd like another slice of pizza, but I've already eaten more than I should have> Synonyms care (for), want Related Words adore, delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), love, relish, revel (in), welcome; covet, crave, desire, die (for), hanker (for or after), wish (for), yearn (for) Phrases feel like

  2. 2 to show partiality toward <I like romantic comedies more than action movies> Synonyms care (for), favor, lean (toward or towards), preferRelated Words adore, cotton (to), delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), relish, revel (in); choose, cull, handpick, name, pick, select, single (out), take; covet, crave, desire, hanker (for or after), want, wish (for); bias, prejudice; incline (toward), tend (to); admire, appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, valueNear Antonyms disfavor, dislike, mislike; abhor, abominate, detest, hate, loathe; decline, refuse, reject, turn down; discard, jettison, throw away, throw out

  3. 3 to take pleasure in <an adventuresome young woman who likes skydiving> Synonyms adore, delight (in), dig, fancy, get off (on), groove (on), enjoy, love, rejoice (in), relish, revel (in), savor (also savour)Related Words admire, appreciate, cherish, revere, venerate, worship; prize, treasure, value; devour, drink (in), eat (up), feast (on); dote (on), idolize; cotton (to), favor, prefer; indulge (in), luxuriate (in), wallow (in)Near Antonyms abhor, abominate, detest, dislike, hate, loathe; condemn, despise, scorn

  4. 4 to see fit <feel free to order whatever you like from the menu> Synonyms choose, please, want, will, wishRelated Words ache (for), covet, crave, desire, die (for), fancy, hanker (for), hunger (for), itch (for), long (for), lust (for or after), pant (after), pine (for), repine (for), sigh (for), thirst (for), yearn (for); decide, determine, resolve




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