like-mind·​ed ˈlīk-ˈmīn-dəd How to pronounce like-minded (audio)
: having a like disposition or purpose : of the same mind or habit of thought
like-mindedly adverb
like-mindedness noun

Examples of like-minded in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1526, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of like-minded was in 1526

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“Like-minded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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