2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Like \Like\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Liked} (l[imac]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Liking}.] [OE. liken to please, AS. l[imac]cian, gel[imac]cian, fr. gel[imac]c. See {Like}, adjective]

1. To suit; to please; to be agreeable to. [Obs.]

Cornwall him liked best, therefore he chose there. --R. of Gloucester.

I willingly confess that it likes me much better when I find virtue in a fair lodging than when I am bound to seek it in an ill-favored creature. --Sir P. Sidney.

2. To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take satisfaction in; to enjoy.

He proceeded from looking to liking, and from liking to loving. --Sir P. Sidney.

3. To liken; to compare. [Obs.]

Like me to the peasant boys of France. --Shak.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: found pleasant or attractive; often used as a combining form; "a well-liked teacher" [ant: {disliked}]

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