Associations to the word «Like»

Wiktionary

LIKE, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To please.
LIKE, verb. To enjoy, be pleased by; favor; be in favor of.
LIKE, verb. (obsolete) To derive pleasure of, by or with someone or something.
LIKE, verb. To prefer and maintain (an action) as a regular habit or activity.
LIKE, verb. (obsolete) To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition).
LIKE, verb. (archaic) To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly.
LIKE, verb. To find attractive; to prefer the company of; to have mild romantic feelings for.
LIKE, verb. (obsolete) To liken; to compare.
LIKE, verb. (Internet) (transitive) To show support for, or approval of, something posted on the Internet by marking it with a vote.
LIKE, noun. (usually plural) Something that a person likes (prefers).
LIKE, noun. (internet) The act of showing support for, or approval of, something posted on the Internet by marking it with a vote.
LIKE, adjective. Similar.
LIKE, adjective. (obsolete) likely; probable
LIKE, adverb. (informal) For example, such as: to introduce an example or list of examples.
LIKE, adverb. (archaic) (colloquial) Likely.
LIKE, adverb. (obsolete) In a like or similar manner.
LIKE, noun. (sometimes as the likes of) Someone similar to a given person, or something similar to a given object; a comparative; a type; a sort.
LIKE, noun. (golf) The stroke that equalizes the number of strokes played by the opposing player or side.
LIKE, conjunction. (colloquial) as, the way
LIKE, conjunction. As if; as though
LIKE, preposition. Similar to, reminiscent of.
LIKE, interjection. (Liverpool) (Geordie) Used to place emphasis upon a statement.
LIKE A BAT OUT OF HELL, adverb. (simile) With crazy or excessive intensity or speed.
LIKE A BEAR WITH A SORE HEAD, adverb. (simile) Very irritable; bad-tempered.
LIKE A BEE IN CLOVER, adjective. Alternative form of in clover
LIKE A BLUE-ARSED FLY, adjective. (simile) To be frantic, harried or restless
LIKE A BOSS, adverb. (Internet slang) skillfully, confidently
LIKE A BULL IN A CHINA SHOP, adjective. (simile) Clumsy, aggressive, without care or concern, without self-control.
LIKE A BULL IN A CHINA SHOP, adverb. (simile) Clumsily, aggressively, without care or concern, without self-control.
LIKE A BUMP ON A LOG, adverb. (simile) idly, listlessly, or uselessly
LIKE A CAT IN A STRANGE GARRET, adjective. (US) (simile) Having a feeling of uncertainty and misapprehension due to being in an unfamiliar situation.
LIKE A CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, adjective. (simile) (colloquial) (chiefly US) Jumpy, nervous.
LIKE A CHARM, prepositional phrase. Very effectively.
LIKE A CHICKEN WITH ITS HEAD CUT OFF, adverb. (idiomatic) In a frantic, disorganized manner.
LIKE A CHICKEN WITH ITS HEAD OFF, prepositional phrase. Alternative form of like a chicken with its head cut off
LIKE A CHICKEN WITH NO HEAD, prepositional phrase. Alternative form of like a chicken with its head cut off
LIKE A CHICKEN WITH THE PIP, adverb. (dated) (idiomatic) In a weakened, confused, or sickly manner.
LIKE A DOG IN HEAT, adjective. (simile) Very energetic and enthusiastic, especially when sexually aroused.
LIKE A DOG ON HEAT, prepositional phrase. (simile) Very energetic and enthusiastic, especially when sexually aroused.
LIKE A DOG WITH A BONE, adjective. (simile) Stubborn; persistent; relentless; dogged
LIKE A DUCK TAKES TO WATER, adverb. (simile) Very naturally; without effort.
LIKE A HAWK, prepositional phrase. (simile) With particular vigilance or attention, implying sharp vision.
LIKE A HEADLESS CHICKEN, prepositional phrase. Alternative form of like a chicken with its head cut off
LIKE A HOLE IN ONE'S HEAD, adverb. (emphatic) (postpositive) Not.
LIKE A HOLE IN THE HEAD, adverb. (emphatic) (postpositive) Not.
LIKE A KID IN A CANDY STORE, adjective. (simile) Elated or excited as a result of having many options to choose from.
LIKE A LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER, prepositional phrase. (simile) helplessly and innocently, without knowing the unpleasant consequences.
LIKE A MAN, prepositional phrase. (colloquial) (simile) bravely, decisively and without complaining
LIKE A MILLION BUCKS, prepositional phrase. (simile) (colloquial) extremely good or well
LIKE A MILLION DOLLARS, prepositional phrase. (simile) (colloquial) extremely good or well
LIKE A PIG IN CLOVER, adjective. Alternative form of in clover
LIKE A SPARE PRICK AT A WEDDING, adjective. (slang) (vulgar) Uselessly superfluous.
LIKE A TON OF BRICKS, prepositional phrase. (simile) (colloquial) Very strongly; very heavily; often unexpectedly.
LIKE A TRAIN, prepositional phrase. (simile) (UK) With unstoppable momentum.
LIKE A WET WEEKEND, prepositional phrase. Miserable; gloomy
LIKE AS, conjunction. (archaic) Just as; in the same way as; even as.
LIKE AS AND, conjunction. Alternative form of like as
LIKE AS IF, conjunction. Alternative form of like as
LIKE ASS, adjective. (slang) Like feces
LIKE ASS, adjective. (slang) Offensively bad
LIKE CHALK AND CHEESE, adjective. (UK) (NZ) (simile) Alternative form of different as chalk and cheese
LIKE CHEESE AT FOURPENCE, adjective. (idiomatic) Of a person, to be waiting idly or timewasting.
LIKE CLOCKWORK, adverb. (simile) With perfect regularity and precision; faultless.
LIKE CRACK, adjective. Very addicting.
LIKE CRAZY, adverb. (simile) (colloquial) To a great or excessive degree; with great speed, output, enthusiasm, etc.
LIKE DEATH WARMED OVER, adjective. (simile) Ill, unwell.
LIKE DEATH WARMED UP, adjective. Alternative form of like death warmed over
LIKE FALLING OFF A LOG, adjective. Alternative form of easy as falling off a log
LIKE FEEDING TIME AT THE ZOO, adjective. Extremely frenetic, disorderly and messy.
LIKE FUCK, prepositional phrase. (vulgar) Alternative form of like hell
LIKE FUN, adverb. (manner) (US) (dated) Intensely.
LIKE FUN, adverb. (as response) (US) (dated) Definitely not.
LIKE GANGBUSTERS, adverb. (simile) (colloquial) Vigorously, rapidly, zealously, or forcibly; in a manner which has considerable impact.
LIKE HECK, prepositional phrase. (intensifier) minced form of like hell.
LIKE HELL, prepositional phrase. (intensifier) In a manner that uses all of the strength, speed, or effort that a person can summon.
LIKE HELL, prepositional phrase. Used ironically to express the opposite of one's intentions
LIKE HELL, prepositional phrase. Bad or badly.
LIKE HOT CAKES, adverb. (simile) (colloquial) Quickly, especially by purchase or consumption.
LIKE IT OR LUMP IT, verb. To accept a situation whether one agrees with it or not.
LIKE LIKE, verb. (slang) To fancy.
LIKE MAD, adverb. Like a mad person; in a furious or deranged manner.
LIKE MOLASSES IN JANUARY, prepositional phrase. Alternative form of slow as molasses in January
LIKE NEW, adjective. Seemingly new; as good as new.
LIKE NEW, adverb. As though new; as good as new.
LIKE NOBODY'S BUSINESS, adverb. (simile) (colloquial) In an extreme manner; rapidly; excessively; like crazy.
LIKE OF, verb. (obsolete) To be pleased with.
LIKE ONE OWNS THE PLACE, adverb. (informal) With a sense of arrogant superiority.
LIKE ONE'S LIFE DEPENDED ON IT, adverb. (idiomatic) desperately
LIKE PEAS AND CARROTS, adjective. Getting along very well; being compatible; like a house on fire.
LIKE PIGS IN CLOVER, adjective. Alternative form of in clover
LIKE RATS FROM A SINKING SHIP, adverb. (simile) Quickly but in futility, away from a failing project
LIKE RIDING A BIKE, adjective. (simile) Said of skill that, once learned, is never forgotten.
LIKE ROLLING OFF A LOG, adjective. Alternative form of easy as falling off a log
LIKE SHELLING PEAS, adjective. (simile) (idiom) repetitive, but very easy.
LIKE SHIT, adverb. (slang) (vulgar) Very bad.
LIKE SHOOTING FISH IN A BARREL, adjective. (simile) Extremely easy.
LIKE SIXTY, adverb. Quickly, easily.
LIKE SO, adverb. Thus
LIKE TAKING CANDY FROM A BABY, adjective. (simile) Easy to achieve.
LIKE TERMS, noun. (mathematics) monomial expressions whose variable components are identical.
LIKE TERMS, noun. (mathematics) algebraic expressions whose literal coefficients represent the same value regardless of the numbers assigned to them.
LIKE THAT, adverb. In a particular manner.
LIKE THAT, adverb. Quickly; unexpectedly.
LIKE THAT, adverb. Used to indicate agreement with another speaker's statement.
LIKE THE BACK END OF A BUS, adjective. (simile) (colloquial) (British) (derogatory) Very unattractive.
LIKE THE CLAPPERS, adverb. (simile) (colloquial) Very hard or very rapidly.
LIKE THE NEW TIME, adverb. (simile) (colloquial) (Ireland) Furiously or vigorously, repeatedly.
LIKE THE SOUND OF ONE'S OWN VOICE, verb. (idiomatic) (usually disparaging) To talk a lot.
LIKE THE WIND, adverb. (simile) (archaic) quickly, at a high speed.
LIKE TO, adverb. (Southern US) nearly; almost
LIKE TWO PEAS IN A POD, prepositional phrase. (simile) (of two things) Very similar; a couple made for each other.
LIKE UNTO, preposition. (archaic) (chiefly biblical) (in adjective or adverb phrases that express resemblance) like, similar to
LIKE UNTO, preposition. (obsolete) (in adjectival prepositional phrases expressing conformity or conformableness) conforming to, conformable to
LIKE UNTO, preposition. (obsolete) (in adverbial prepositional phrases following verbs or participles of making, conforming, or thinking) like
LIKE WATER, adverb. Abundantly; consumed rapidly or found in great quantity.
LIKE WATER OFF A DUCK'S BACK, adjective. (simile) (colloquial) Without immediate or lasting effects.
LIKE WATER OFF A DUCK'S BACK, adverb. (simile) (colloquial) In a manner which has no effect; immediately and without causing any difference.
LIKE WHITE ON RICE, adjective. Inseparable; in very close proximity; following closely.
LIKE WHITE ON RICE, adverb. Inseparably; in very close proximity.

Dictionary definition

LIKE, noun. A similar kind; "dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here".
LIKE, noun. A kind of person; "We'll not see his like again"; "I can't tolerate people of his ilk".
LIKE, verb. Prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?".
LIKE, verb. Find enjoyable or agreeable; "I like jogging"; "She likes to read Russian novels".
LIKE, verb. Be fond of; "I like my nephews".
LIKE, verb. Feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard; "How did you like the President's speech last night?".
LIKE, verb. Want to have; "I'd like a beer now!".
LIKE, adjective. 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".
LIKE, adjective. Equal in amount or value; "like amounts"; "equivalent amounts"; "the same amount"; "gave one six blows and the other a like number"; "the same number".
LIKE, adjective. Having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generally alike in background and taste".
LIKE, adjective. Conforming in every respect; "boxes with corresponding dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year".

Wise words

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