Definitions for likelaɪk

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word like

Princeton's WordNet

  1. like, the like, the likes of(noun)

    a similar kind

    "dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here"

  2. like, ilk(adj)

    a kind of person

    "We'll not see his like again"; "I can't tolerate people of his ilk"

  3. like, similar(adj)

    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"

  4. like, same(adj)

    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"

  5. alike(p), similar, like(adj)

    having the same or similar characteristics

    "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generally alike in background and taste"

  6. comparable, corresponding, like(verb)

    conforming in every respect

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

  7. wish, care, like(verb)

    prefer or wish to do something

    "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"

  8. like(verb)

    find enjoyable or agreeable

    "I like jogging"; "She likes to read Russian novels"

  9. like(verb)

    be fond of

    "I like my nephews"

  10. like(verb)

    feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard

    "How did you like the President's speech last night?"

  11. like(verb)

    want to have

    "I'd like a beer now!"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Like

    having the same, or nearly the same, appearance, qualities, or characteristics; resembling; similar to; similar; alike; -- often with in and the particulars of the resemblance; as, they are like each other in features, complexion, and many traits of character

  2. Like

    equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent

  3. Like

    having probability; affording probability; probable; likely

  4. Like

    inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a walk

  5. Like(noun)

    that which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy

  6. Like(noun)

    a liking; a preference; inclination; -- usually in pl.; as, we all have likes and dislikes

  7. Like(adj)

    in a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not act like him

  8. Like(adj)

    in a like or similar manner

  9. Like(adj)

    likely; probably

  10. Like(adj)

    to suit; to please; to be agreeable to

  11. Like(adj)

    to be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take satisfaction in; to enjoy

  12. Like(adj)

    to liken; to compare

  13. Like(verb)

    to be pleased; to choose

  14. Like(verb)

    to have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition)

  15. Like(verb)

    to come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like, a

  16. Origin: [OE. liken to please, AS. lcian, gelcian, fr. gelc. See Like, a.]


  1. Like

    In the English language, the word like has a very flexible range of uses, ranging from conventional to non-standard. It can be used as a noun, verb, adverb, adjective, preposition, particle, conjunction, hedge, filler, and quotative.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'like' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #93

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'like' in Written Corpus Frequency: #96

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'like' in Verbs Frequency: #46

  4. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'like' in Adverbs Frequency: #117

  5. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'like' in Adjectives Frequency: #730

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. etman johan:

    i like pie

  2. Laura Bush:

    I like # 41.

  3. Geri Rice:

    I don't like it.

  4. Matthew Maloney:

    Cold is like gold.

  5. Donald Trump on Monday:

    I eat what I like.

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