Liking Synonyms & Definitions

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• LikingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Like
  2. (n.) The state of being pleased with, or attracted toward, some thing or person; hence, inclination; desire; pleasure; preference; -- often with for, formerly with to; as, it is an amusement I have no liking for.
  3. (n.) The state of being pleasing; a suiting. See On liking, below.
  4. (n.) Appearance; look; figure; state of body as to health or condition.
  5. (p. a.) Looking; appearing; as, better or worse liking. See Like, to look.

• LikeDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A liking; a preference; inclination; -- usually in pl.; as, we all have likes and dislikes.
  2. (superl.) Equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent.
  3. (a.) In a like or similar manner.
  4. (v. i.) To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like, a.
  5. (a.) In a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not act like him.
  6. (a.) To liken; to compare.
  7. (superl.) 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.
  8. (a.) To suit; to please; to be agreeable to.
  9. (v. i.) To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition).
  10. (a.) Likely; probably.
  11. (superl.) Having probability; affording probability; probable; likely.
  12. (a.) To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take satisfaction in; to enjoy.
  13. (n.) That which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy.
  14. (superl.) Inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a walk.
  15. (v. i.) To be pleased; to choose.
  16. (n.) The stroke which equalizes the number of strokes played by the opposing player or side; as, to play the like.