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  • Info In the English language, the word like has a very flexible range of uses, ranging from conventional to non-standard. more...
  • My father had wanted me to be a police officer like he was.
  • He makes the average or above average player look like a star at times.
  • This rule is in effect just like that of association football.
  • When asked how he liked the music he said they went on too long.
  • He really liked the idea and called me to tell me about it.
  • They did, and liked it enough to put it on their next album.
  • They liked my work as a writer and they wanted to keep me on.
  • The news spread like wild-fire among the free State men. Cited from Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler, by Pardee Butler
  • It was like we were made for each other.
  • After a few months in London, he began to seem more like his former self again.
  • The alarm spread like wild-fire along the whole length of that great coast. Cited from South America, by W. H. Koebel
  • The cover was not well liked by the members of the band, however.
  • Page liked the song and she eventually recorded and released it as a single.
  • The business seemed to spread all over the country like wild-fire, and especially during the fair season. Cited from A Man of Samples, by Wm. H. Maher
  • He liked to draw, and sought out places he could learn more about art.
  • The story is all over the country and travelling like wild-fire. Cited from Dawn, by H. Rider Haggard
  • It ran like wild-fire through the whole of Germany. Cited from Autobiography, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Money is not a factor and we would like people to remember us as we were.
  • Both of them talked about bands they liked and playing their own music.
  • I did n't like his meeting me so much and told him so by going another way. Cited from An Old-fashioned Girl, by Louisa May Alcott
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Meaning of like

  • noun A similar kind
    dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here
  • noun A kind of person
    We'll not see his like again, I can't tolerate people of his ilk
  • verb Find enjoyable or agreeable
    I like jogging, She likes to read Russian novels
  • verb Be fond of
    I like my nephews
  • verb Feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard
    How did you like the President's speech last night?
  • verb Want to have
    I'd like a beer now!
  • adjective Resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination
    suits of like design, a limited circle of like minds, members of the cat family have like dispositions, as like as two peas in a pod, doglike devotion, a dreamlike quality
  • adjective Equal in amount or value
    like amounts, equivalent amounts, the same amount, gave one six blows and the other a like number, the same number