1. [ pronoun ] similar to or in the same way as
2. [ verb ] prefer or wish to do something
Synonyms: wish care

"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
Synonyms: similar

"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?"

Related terms: see
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"

Related terms: unlike
8. [ verb ] want to have

"I'd like a beer now!"

Related terms: desire
9. [ adjective ] having the same or similar characteristics
Synonyms: similar alike

"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
Synonyms: corresponding comparable

"boxes with corresponding dimensions" "the like period of the preceding year"

Related terms: same
Similar spelling:   Liskey