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Definizione monolingua e traduzione like



Inglese grammatica

like


Verb

like (third-person singular simple present likes, present participle liking, simple past and past participle liked)


  1. (transitive, archaic) To please.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book IV:
      And yf hit lyke yow I wille speke with hem by cause I am a knyghte of kynge Arthurs [...].
    • 1608, William Shakespeare, King Lear:
      His countenance likes me not.
  2. To enjoy, be pleased by; favor; be in favor of.
    • 1865, Lewis Carroll, Alices Adventures in Wonderland, chapter 10:
      “I can tell you more than that, if you like,” said the Gryphon. “Do you know why it’s called a whiting?”
    I like hamburgers.
    I like skiing in winter.
    I like the Seattle Mariners this season.
  3. (obsolete) To derive pleasure of, by or with someone or something.
    • 1662, Thomas Salusbury, Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Systems of the World (Dialogue Two)
      And therefore it is the best way, if you like of it, to examine these taken from experiments touching the Earth, and then proceed to those of the other kind.
  4. To prefer and maintain (an action) as a regular habit or activity.
    I like to go to the dentist every six months.
    She likes to keep herself physically fit.
    We like to keep one around the office just in case.
  5. To find attractive; to prefer the company of; to have mild romantic feelings for.
    I really like Sandra but dont know how to tell her.
Noun

like (plural likes)


  1. (usually plural) Something that a person likes (prefers).
    Tell me your likes and dislikes.
Adjective

like (comparative liker, superlative likest)


  1. similar
    My partner and I have like minds.
    • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 2, ch. 3, Landlord Edmund
      ... and this is not a sky, it is a Soul and living Face! Nothing liker the Temple of the Highest, bright with some real effulgence of the Highest, is seen in this world.
Adverb

like (comparative more like, superlative most like)


  1. (informal) for example, such as: to introduce an example or list of examples
    There are lots of birds like ducks and gulls in this park.
Preposition

like


  1. Somewhat similar to, reminiscent of.
    These hamburgers taste like leather.
Conjunction

like


  1. As if; as though.
    It looks like youve finished the project.
    It seemed like you didnt care.
Traduzione italiano piacere |come |simile |piacere a |apprezzare |amare |preferenza |rispettare |stimare |valutare |volere |accarezzare |adorare |alla maniera di |andare |che |come se |desiderare |gradire |medesimo |molto |pari |per così dire |preferire |rassomigliante |somigliante |stesso |tale |uguale |volere bene |


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