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Definition of "like" [like]

  • To find pleasant or attractive; enjoy. (verb-transitive)
  • To want to have: would like some coffee. (verb-transitive)
  • To feel about; regard: How do you like her nerve! (verb-transitive)
  • Archaic To be pleasing to. (verb-transitive)
  • To have an inclination or a preference: If you like, we can meet you there. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "like" in a sentence
  • "I dont think anything new or different could revive his career or the publics interest and frankly, he doesnt make a believable lead man, especially when it comes to romance… Will Ferrell or not, this movie seems like it will fail."
  • "Plus I like absurd but not "dirty" Carl Hiaasen and Tim Dorsey."
  • "I like not ordinary movies like these. not that i am gay or enything but."