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dislike

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dislike


dislike

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dislike

  1. 1 to feel dislike for the two dogs disliked each other the first time they met, and never did become friends Synonyms disfavor, disrelish, mislike Related Words abhor, abominate, detest, execrate, hate, loathe, resent; condemn, despise, scorn; cringe (at), disapprove (of), frown (on or upon), mind, object (to), shy (from or away from) Near Antonyms admire, appreciate, cherish, esteem, regard, respect; adore, deify, idolize, revere, reverence, venerate, worship; prize, treasure, value; drink (in), savor (also savour); dote (on), idolize; favor, prefer Antonyms adore, cotton (to), delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), like, love, relish, revel (in)

  2. 2 to hold an unfavorable opinion of dislike the governor's heavy-handed way of pushing his agenda Synonyms deprecate, discountenance, disesteem, disfavor, disapprove, frown (on or upon), mislike, reprove, tsk-tsk, tut (over or about), tut-tut (over or about)Related Words disrelish, object (to), pooh-pooh (also pooh), reject, reprehend, reprobate, scorn; censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, discommend; chide, rebuke, reproach, scoldNear Antonyms endorse (also indorse), sanction, support; adore, delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), love, relish, revel (in)Antonyms approve, favor, like


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