EN[laɪk] [-aɪk]
'to like' UK US
FR like

    Definition of like in English Dictionary

  • NomPLlikesSUF-like
    1. (chiefly in the plural) Something that a person likes (prefers).
      1. Tell me your likes and dislikes.
    2. (Internet) The act of showing support for, or approval of, something posted on the Internet by marking it with a vote.
      1. (sometimes as the likes of) Someone similar to a given person, or something similar to a given object; a comparative; a type; a sort.
        1. (golf) The stroke that equalizes the number of strokes played by the opposing player or side.
          1. to play the like
      2. VerbeSGlikesPRlikingPT, PPliked
        1. VT (archaic) To please.
          1. To enjoy, be pleased by; favor; be in favor of.
            1. I like hamburgers;  I like skiing in winter;  I like the Seattle Mariners this season
          2. OBS To derive pleasure of, by or with someone or something.
            1. To prefer and maintain (an action) as a regular habit or activity.
              1. I like to go to the dentist every six months;  She likes to keep herself physically fit;  we like to keep one around the office just in case
            2. OBS To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition).
              1. (archaic) To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly.
                1. He liked to have been too late. ‎
              2. To find attractive; to prefer the company of; to have mild romantic feelings for.
                1. I really like Sandra but don't know how to tell her. ‎
              3. OBS To liken; to compare.
                1. (Internet) VT To show support for, or approval of, something posted on the Internet by marking it with a vote.
                  1. I liked my friend's last status on Facebook. ‎
                  2. I can't stand Bloggs' tomato ketchup, but I liked it on Facebook so I could enter a competition. ‎
              4. AdjectifCOMmore likeCOMlikerSUPmost likeSUPlikest
                1. Similar.
                  1. My partner and I have like minds. ‎
                2. OBS likely; probable.
                3. AdverbeCOMmore likeCOMlikerSUPmost likeSUPlikest
                  1. INF For example, such as: to introduce an example or list of examples.
                    1. Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. He was dressed out in broad gaiters and bright tweeds, like an English tourist, and his face might have belonged to Dagon, idol of the Philistines.
                  2. (archaic) COL Likely.
                    1. OBS In a like or similar manner.
                    2. Conjonction
                      1. COL as, the way.
                        1. 1966, Advertising slogan for Winston cigarettes
                        2. Winston tastes good like a cigarette should
                        3. 1978, "Do Unto Others" by Bob Dylan
                        4. But if you do right to me, baby I’ll do right to you, too Ya got to do unto others Like you’d have them, like you’d have them, do unto you
                      2. as if; as though.
                        1. It looks like you've finished the project.
                        2. It seemed like you didn't care.
                    3. Préposition
                      1. Similar to, reminiscent of.
                        1. These hamburgers taste like leather. ‎
                    4. Interjection
                      1. (Liverpudlian, Geordie) Used to place emphasis upon a statement.
                        1. divint ye knaa, like?
                    5. Particule
                      1. COL (Scotland, Geordie, Teesside, Scouse) A delayed filler.
                        1. He was so angry, like.
                      2. COL A mild intensifier.
                        1. She was, like, sooooo happy.
                      3. COL indicating approximation or uncertainty.
                        1. There were, like, twenty of them.
                        2. And then he, like, got all angry and left the room.
                      4. COL SLA When preceded by any form of the verb to be, used to mean “to say” or “to think”; used to precede an approximate quotation or paraphrase.
                        1. I was like, “Why did you do that?” and he's like, “I don't know.”
                    6. Plus d'exemples
                      1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                        • Convincing fussy eaters to try new foods is like trying to get blood from a stone.
                        • He purſued Andrew Houſtoun upon his promiſe, to give him the like Sallary for the next year, and in abſence obtained him to be holden as confeſt and Decerned.
                        • The book evokes a detailed and lively picture of what life was like in the 19th century.
                      2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
                        • Like a daruma doll, you knock it over and it rights itself.
                        • Like corruption, yesmanship also pervades the Indian bureaucracy. -Brij Mohan Sharma, K. R. Bombwall, L. P. Choudhry
                        • Like a demigod here sit I in the sky / And wretched fools' secrets heedfully o'ereye. ― Shakespeare.
                      3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                        • That's just my two cents; you can believe what you like.
                        • That's just my tuppenceworth; you can believe what you like.
                        • That's just my two pennies' worth; you can believe what you like.
                    • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
                      1. Adjectifs
                        • Adverbes
                          • Conjonctions
                            • Interjections
                              • Noms
                                • Noms Dénombrable
                                • Particules
                                  • Prépositions
                                    • Verbes
                                      • Verbes transitifs
                                    Liens Connexes:
                                    1. fr like
                                    2. en likely
                                    3. en liked
                                    4. en likewise
                                    5. en likes
                                    Source: Wiktionnaire
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                                    Meaning of like for the defined word.

                                    Grammaticalement, ce mot "like" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un adverbe. C'est aussi un conjonction. C'est aussi un interjection. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un particule. C'est aussi un préposition. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes transitif.
                                    Difficulté: Niveau 1
                                    Facile     ➨     Difficile
                                    Définition: Niveau 9
                                    Précis    ➨     Polyvalent