|1.||[ pronoun ] similar to or in the same way as|
|2.||[ verb ] prefer or wish to do something|
"Do you care to try this dish?" "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
|Related terms:||desire please wish|
|3.||[ verb ] find enjoyable or agreeable|
"I like jogging" "She likes to read Russian novels"
|Related terms:||dislike love prefer care_for cotton approve|
|4.||[ 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" "as like as two peas in a pod" "doglike devotion" "a dreamlike quality"
|Related terms:||unlike like-minded ly look-alike suchlike same|
|5.||[ verb ] be fond of|
"I like my nephews"
|6.||[ verb ] feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard|
"How did you like the President's speech last night?"
|7.||[ adjective ] equal in amount or value|
|Synonyms:||same equal equivalent|
"like amounts" "equivalent amounts" "the same amount" "gave one six blows and the other a like number" "an equal number" "the same number"
|8.||[ verb ] want to have|
"I'd like a beer now!"
|9.||[ adjective ] having the same or similar characteristics|
"all politicians are alike" "they looked utterly alike" "friends are generally alike in background and taste"
|Related terms:||unalike likeness|
|10.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 30081|
|11.||[ conjunction ] conjunction, in the same way or to the same degree|
|12.||[ adjective ] conforming in every respect|
"boxes with corresponding dimensions" "the like period of the preceding year"