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like    音标拼音: [l'ɑɪk]
vt. 喜欢;希望,想要;愿意;适合于
vi. 喜欢,愿意,希望
a. 相似的,同样的;就要






adj 1: 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: {like}, {similar}] [ant:
{different}, {dissimilar}, {unlike}]
2: 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" [synonym: {like}, {same}]
[ant: {unlike}]
3: having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians
are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are
generally alike in background and taste" [synonym: {alike(p)},
{similar}, {like}] [ant: {dissimilar}, {unalike}]
4: conforming in every respect; "boxes with corresponding
dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year" [synonym:
{comparable}, {corresponding}, {like}]
n 1: a similar kind; "dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want
the likes of you around here" [synonym: {like}, {the like},
{the likes of}]
2: a kind of person; "We'll not see his like again"; "I can't
tolerate people of his ilk" [synonym: {like}, {ilk}]
v 1: prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this
dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?" [synonym:
{wish}, {care}, {like}]
2: find enjoyable or agreeable; "I like jogging"; "She likes to
read Russian novels" [ant: {dislike}]
3: be fond of; "I like my nephews"
4: feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard; "How
did you like the President's speech last night?"
5: want to have; "I'd like a beer now!"

Like \Like\ (l[imac]k), a. [Compar. {Liker} (l[imac]k"[~e]r);
superl. {Likest}.] [OE. lik, ilik, gelic, AS. gel[imac]c, fr.
pref. ge- l[imac]c body, and orig. meaning, having the same
body, shape, or appearance, and hence, like; akin to OS.
gil[imac]k, D. gelijk, G. gleich, OHG. gil[imac]h, Icel.
l[imac]kr, gl[imac]kr, Dan. lig, Sw. lik, Goth. galeiks, OS.
lik body, D. lijk, G. leiche, Icel. l[imac]k, Sw. lik, Goth.
leik. The English adverbial ending-ly is from the same
adjective. Cf. {Each}, {Such}, {Which}.]
1. 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.
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'T is as like you
As cherry is to cherry. --Shak.
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Like master, like man. --Old Prov.
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He giveth snow like wool; he scattereth the
hoar-frost like ashes. --Ps. cxlvii.
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Note: To, which formerly often followed like, is now usually
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2. Equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent.
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More clergymen were impoverished by the late war
than ever in the like space before. --Sprat.
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3. Having probability; affording probability; probable;

Usage: [Likely is more used now.] --Shak.
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But it is like the jolly world about us will
scoff at the paradox of these practices.
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Many were not easy to be governed, nor like to
conform themselves to strict rules. --Clarendon.
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4. Inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a
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{Had like} (followed by the infinitive), had nearly; came
little short of.
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Had like to have been my utter overthrow. --Sir W.
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Ramona had like to have said the literal truth, . .
. but recollected herself in time. --Mrs. H. H.
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{Like figures} (Geom.), similar figures.
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Note: Like is used as a suffix, converting nouns into
adjectives expressing resemblance to the noun; as,
manlike, like a man; childlike, like a child; godlike,
like a god, etc. Such compounds are readily formed
whenever convenient, and several, as crescentlike,
serpentlike, hairlike, etc., are used in this book,
although, in some cases, not entered in the vocabulary.
Such combinations as bell-like, ball-like, etc., are
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Like \Like\, n.
1. That which is equal or similar to another; the
counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy.
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He was a man, take him for all in all,
I shall not look upon his like again. --Shak.
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2. A liking; a preference; inclination; -- usually in pl.;
as, we all have likes and dislikes.
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3. (Golf) The stroke which equalizes the number of strokes
played by the opposing player or side; as, to play the
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Like \Like\, adv. [AS. gel[imac]ce. See {Like}, a.]
1. In a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do
not act like him.
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He maketh them to stagger like a drunken man. --Job
xii. 25.
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Note: Like, as here used, is regarded by some grammarians as
a preposition.
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2. In a like or similar manner. --Shak.
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Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord
pitieth them that fear him. --Ps. ciii.
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3. Likely; probably. "Like enough it will." --Shak.
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Like \Like\, v. t. [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}, a.]
1. To suit; to please; to be agreeable to. [Obs.]
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Cornwall him liked best, therefore he chose there.
--R. of
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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.
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2. To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to
take satisfaction in; to enjoy.
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He proceeded from looking to liking, and from liking
to loving. --Sir P.
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3. To liken; to compare. [Obs.]
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Like me to the peasant boys of France. --Shak.
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Like \Like\ (l[imac]k), v. i.
1. To be pleased; to choose.
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He may either go or stay, as he best likes. --Locke.
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2. To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to
be (in a specified condition). [Obs.]
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You like well, and bear your years very well.
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3. To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape
narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had
like, under {Like}, a. [Colloq.]
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He probably got his death, as he liked to have done
two years ago, by viewing the troops for the
expedition from the wall of Kensington Garden.
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{To like of}, to be pleased with. [Obs.] --Massinger.
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290 Moby Thesaurus words for "like":
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,
along these lines, alter ego, analogon, analogous, analogue, aped,
appreciate, approve, approve of, approximate, approximating,
approximative, ardency, ardor, as, as if, as though, ask,
associate, at par, at what price, attachment, au pair, bask in,
be desirous of, be fond of, be partial to, be pleased with,
bodily love, brother, brotherly love, burn with love, by what mode,
by what name, care for, caritas, charity, choose, close,
close copy, close match, close to, coequal, coextensive, cognate,
commensurate, companion, comparable, compeer, complement,
comprehend, congenator, congener, conjugal love, consimilar,
consonant, consubstantial, coordinate, copied, correlate,
correlative, correspondent, corresponding, correspondingly,
counterfeit, counterpart, delight in, derive pleasure from,
desiderate, desire, devotion, devour, dig, disposed to, ditto,
dote on, dote upon, drawn, duplicate, eat up, either, elect,
endorse, enjoy, equal, equal to, equalized, equipollent,
equivalent, ersatz, esteem, even, even stephen, exactly alike,
faithful love, fake, fancy, favor, favoring, feast on, fellow,
fervor, fifty-fifty, flame, following, fondness, for example,
for instance, freak out on, free love, free-lovism, get high on,
gloat over, go, go for, groove on, half-and-half, have designs on,
have eyes for, have it bad, heart, hero worship, homogeneous,
homologous, homoousian, how, identic, identical, identically,
idolatry, idolism, idolization, image, imitated, imitation,
in kind, in like manner, in other words, in such wise, in that way,
in this way, in what way, indistinguishable, indulge in,
just alike, kindred spirit, knotted, lasciviousness, level, libido,
like that, like this, likeness, likes, likewise, liking, love,
lovemaking, lust, lust after, luxuriate in, married love, match,
mate, mimicked, mind, mock, namely, near, near duplicate,
nearly reproduced, nip and tuck, not unlike, obverse, of that ilk,
on a footing, on a level, on a par, on even ground, one,
opposite number, par, parallel, partiality, passion, peer, pendant,
phony, physical love, picture, please, popular regard, popularity,
predilection, prefer, preference, proportionate, proximate, quits,
reciprocal, regard, rejoice in, relatable, related, relish,
resembling, respect, revel in, riot in, rival, same, savor,
second self, select, selfsame, sentiment, sex, sexual love, shine,
similar, similarly, similitude, simulacrum, simulated, sister,
smack the lips, smacking of, so, something like, soul mate,
spiritual love, square, stalemated, such, suchlike, suggestive of,
swim in, synthetic, take pleasure in, take to, tally, taste,
tender feeling, tender passion, the like of, the likes of, thus,
thus and so, tied, to wit, truelove, twin, understand,
undifferenced, undifferent, undifferentiated, uniform,
uniform with, uxoriousness, wallow in, want, weakness, wish,
wish to goodness, wish very much, without difference,
without distinction, worship, would fain do, yearning




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