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  1. To enjoy, be in favor/favour of.
    I like hamburgers.
    I like the Milwaukee Braves this season.
    I like skiing in winter.
  2. To find attractive; to love.
    I really like Sandra but don't know how to tell her.
  3. To do regularly.
    I like to go to the dentist every 6 months.
  4. To want.


From Middle English liken, from Old English līcian (“to please, be sufficient”), from Proto-Germanic *līkōną, *līkāną (“to please”), from Proto-Indo-European *līg- (“image, likeness, similarity”). Cognate with Dutch lijken (“to seem”), German gleichen (“to resemble”), Icelandic líka (“to like”), Norwegian like (“to like”), Albanian ngjaj (“I resemble, I'm alike”) from archaic nglâj.

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