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like

verb

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(Entry 1 of 6)

1 to wish to have
  • I'd like another slice of pizza, but I've already eaten more than I should have

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4 to see fit
  • feel free to order whatever you like from the menu

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like

noun (1)

Synonyms of like (Entry 2 of 6)

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

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2 one that is equal to another in status, achievement, or value
  • we'd never seen its like in any other shop in town

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noun (2)

Synonyms & Antonyms of like (Entry 3 of 6)

positive regard for something
  • she thought her new boyfriend was unusually interested in her likes and dislikes

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like

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of like (Entry 4 of 6)

like

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of like (Entry 5 of 6)

2 close to but not exactly
  • the distance is more like 500 miles

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Synonyms of like (Entry 6 of 6)

the way it would be or one would do if
  • it looks like it's going to rain at any moment

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The first known use of like was before the 12th century

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“Like.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/like. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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