Thesaurus

like


like

verb

Definition of LIKE

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
to show partiality toward <I like romantic comedies more than action movies>
Synonyms care (for), favor, lean (toward or towards), like
Related 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, value
3
to take pleasure in <an adventuresome young woman who likes skydiving>
Synonyms adore, delight (in), dig, fancy, get off (on), groove (on), like, 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)
4
to see fit <feel free to order whatever you like from the menu>
Synonyms like, please, want, will, wish
Related 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

February 28, 2015
pontificate Hear it
To speak pompously or dogmatically
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