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liking

noun

1 liking

A feeling of pleasure and enjoyment.

Roget 865: desire, wish, fancy, fantasy; want, need, exigency.    mind, inclination, leaning, bent, animus, partiality, ... show more

Roget 897: love; fondness etc. adj.; liking; inclination etc. (desire) 865; regard, dilection, admiration, fancy.    affection, ... show more




Moby thesaurus: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, a thing for, admiration, adoration, affection, affinity, agape, animus, appetence, appetency, appetite, appreciation, aptitude, aptness, ardency, ardor, attachment ... show more.

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like

noun

1 like

A similar kind:
— Dogs, foxes, and the like.
— We don't want the likes of you around here.

synonyms: the like, the likes of.

2 like

A kind of person:
— We'll not see his like again.

synonym: ilk.

verb

1 like

Prefer or wish to do something:
— Would you like to come along to the movies?.

synonyms: care, wish.

Roget 865: desire; wish, wish for; be desirous etc. adj.. have a longing etc. n.; hope etc. 858.    care for, affect, ... show more

Roget 827: be pleased etc. 829; feel pleasure, experience pleasure etc. n.; joy; enjoy oneself, hug oneself; be in clover etc. 377, ... show more

Roget 394: be savory etc. adj.; tickle the palate, tickle the appetite; flatter the palate.    render palatable etc. adj.. relish, like, smack the lips.   

Roget 897: love, like, affect, fancy, care for, take an interest in, be partial to, sympathize with; affection; be in love with etc. adj.; have a love ... show more

Roget 931: approve; approbate, think good, think much of, think well of, think highly of; esteem, value, prize; set great store by, set great store on.    do justice to, appreciate; honor, ... show more

2 like

Find enjoyable or agreeable.

Dutch: lusten, aangetrokken voelen tot, houden van, leuk vinden, graag hebben, mogen

3 like

Be fond of.

Dutch: houden van

4 like

Feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard.

Dutch: goeddunken

5 like

Want to have.

adjective

1 like

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.

synonym: similar.

Roget 554: represent, representing etc. v., representative; illustrative [Slang]; represented etc. v.; imitative, figurative; iconic.    like ... show more

Polish: bliski, podobny

2 like

Equal in amount or value:
— Like amounts.
— Gave one six blows and the other a like number.

synonym: same.

3 like

Having the same or similar characteristics:
— All politicians are alike.
— They looked utterly alike.
— Friends are generally alike in background and taste.

synonyms: alike, similar.

Roget 17: similar; resembling etc. v.; like, alike; twin.    analogous, analogical; parallel, of a piece [Fr.]; such as, so; ... show more

4 like

Conforming in every respect:
— The like period of the preceding year.

synonyms: comparable, corresponding.

Roget 9: relative; correlative etc. 12; cognate; relating to etc. v.; relative to, in relation with, referable or referrible to; belonging to etc. ... show more


Moby thesaurus: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, admiration, admire, adoration, adore, adulate, affection, after this fashion, agape, agnate, aim at, akin, alike, all one, all the same, allied, ally ... show more.

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