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

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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

How to pronounce dislike?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say dislike in sign language?

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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. Tiger Woods:

    Well, he's the President of the United States, you have to respect the office. No matter who is in the office, you may like, dislike personality or the politics, but we all must respect the office.

  2. Salman Rushdie:

    Both John F. Kennedy and Nelson Mandela use the same three-word phrase which in my mind says it all, which is, 'Freedom is Indivisible,' you can't slice it up, otherwise it ceases to be freedom. You can dislike Charlie Hedbo. ... But the fact that you dislike them has nothing to do with their right to speak.

  3. Peter Chen:

    They don't just dislike him, they kind of actively hate him because he is so quixotic.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    If you dislike the stupidity, cruelty, and such terms, you should not be the part of it in any phase.

  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

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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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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