What does dislike mean?

Definitions for dislike
dɪsˈlaɪkdis·like

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dislike.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disfavor, disfavour, dislike, disapproval(noun)

    an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group

  2. dislike(verb)

    a feeling of aversion or antipathy

    "my dislike of him was instinctive"

  3. dislike(verb)

    have or feel a dislike or distaste for

    "I really dislike this salesman"

Wiktionary

  1. dislike(Noun)

    An attitude or a feeling of distaste or aversion.

  2. dislike(Verb)

    To displease; to offend. (In third-person only.)

  3. dislike(Verb)

    To have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards; not to like.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dislike(verb)

    to regard with dislike or aversion; to disapprove; to disrelish

  2. Dislike(verb)

    to awaken dislike in; to displease

  3. Dislike(noun)

    a feeling of positive and usually permanent aversion to something unpleasant, uncongenial, or offensive; disapprobation; repugnance; displeasure; disfavor; -- the opposite of liking or fondness

  4. Dislike(noun)

    discord; dissension

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dislike

    dis-līk′, v.t. to be displeased with: to disapprove of: to have an aversion to.—n. disinclination: aversion: distaste: disapproval.—adjs. Dislike′able, Dislik′able; Dislike′ful (Spens.)—v.t. Dislik′en (Shak.), to make unlike.—n. Dislike′ness (obs.), unlikeness. [L. dis, neg., and like; the genuine Eng. word is mislike.]

Suggested Resources

  1. dislike

    The dislike symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the dislike symbol and its characteristic.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dislike' in Verbs Frequency: #980

How to pronounce dislike?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say dislike in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dislike in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dislike in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of dislike in a Sentence

  1. Alexander Hamilton:

    Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.

  2. Lori Garcia:

    Empathy is best expressed through a caring comment or private message. Are we really so busy and important that we need a button to express our sympathies ? If so, dislike, also, how very sad.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Some people around a person have a mysterious way of showing their dislike towards him, as they like regularly almost everything that he says or shares on his social media account.

  4. Steve Scalise:

    This bill takes a bipartisan approach to re-opening the closed portions of the federal government. It pairs the border security investment that our nation needs with additional immigration measures that both Democrat and Republican members of Congress believe are necessary. Unlike the bills that have come from the House over the past few weeks, this proposal could actually resolve this impasse. It has the full support of The President and could be signed into law to quickly reopen the government. the time for political games has long passed. Democrats must put their personal dislike of The President aside, end their obstruction, and finally come to the negotiating table. Its time Democrats do what is right for the functioning and security of our nation and agree to a deal that opens our government, and includes funding for a border wall and other measures to solve this serious immigration crisis at our southern border.

  5. Donald Trump:

    This November 6 election is very much a referendum on not only me, This November 6 election's a referendum on your religion, This November 6 election's a referendum on free speech and the First Amendment. It's a referendum on so much, it's not a question of like or dislike, it's a question that they will overturn everything that we've done and they will do it quickly and violently. And violently. There is violence. When you look at Antifa -- these are violent people.

Images & Illustrations of dislike

  1. dislikedislikedislikedislikedislike

Popularity rank by frequency of use

dislike#10000#17397#100000

Translations for dislike

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • كرهArabic
  • [[не]] [[харе́свам]], неприя́зън, антипа́тияBulgarian
  • nemít rádCzech
  • ablehnen, UnbehagenGerman
  • malŝatiEsperanto
  • aversión, desagradar, [[no]] [[gustar]]Spanish
  • vastenmielisyys, inhoFinnish
  • antipathie, [[ne]] [[pas]] [[aimer]]French
  • नापसंद करना, नफ़रतHindi
  • idegenkedik, nem szeret, idegenkedés, ellenszenvHungarian
  • [[non]] [[piacersi]], avversione, antipatiaItalian
  • 厭悪, 嫌悪, 嫌う, 否む, 嫌いJapanese
  • 미워하다, 싫어하다Korean
  • odi, odioLatin
  • het land hebben aan, een hekel hebben aanDutch
  • [[desgostar]] [[de]], [[não]] [[gostar]] [[de]], aversão, antipatia, não gostaPortuguese
  • aversiune, displăcea, antipatie, [[nu]]-i [[plăcea]]Romanian
  • [[не]] [[люби́ть]], нелюбо́вь, неприя́знь, невзлюби́ть, антипа́тияRussian
  • ogillaSwedish
  • అయిష్టత, అయిష్టముTelugu
  • ไม่ชอบThai
  • ناپسند کرناUrdu
  • ghét, [[không]] [[thích]], [[không]] [[ưa]]Vietnamese

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