• (superl.) 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.
• (superl.) Equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent.
• (superl.) Having probability; affording probability; probable;
• (superl.) Inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a
• (n.) That which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart;
an exact resemblance; a copy.
• (n.) A liking; a preference; inclination; -- usually in pl.; as,
we all have likes and dislikes.
• (a.) In a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not
act like him.
• (a.) In a like or similar manner.
• (a.) Likely; probably.
• (a.) To suit; to please; to be agreeable to.
• (a.) To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take
satisfaction in; to enjoy.
• (a.) To liken; to compare.
• (v. i.) To be pleased; to choose.
• (v. i.) To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to
be (in a specified condition).
• (v. i.) To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape
narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like,