Bedeutung von “like” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /laɪk/
Extra Examples
I like your new haircut.I don't really like the heat.You can keep that dress if you like it.I like most vegetables but not cabbage.It was painfully obvious that she didn't like him.

A1 to enjoy something or feel that someone or something is pleasant:

[ + to do sth ] I like to paint in my spare time.
He really likes her.
What do you like about him?
→ Opposite dislike verb
not like to do sth/not like doing sth

to not usually do something because you think it is wrong:

I don't like to criticize her too much.
would like sth

A1 to want something:

[ + to do sth ] I'd like to think about it.
I'd like some chips with that, please.
Would you like...?

A1 used to offer someone something:

Would you like a drink?
[ + to do sth ] Would you like to eat now?
if you like

used to say 'yes' when someone suggests a plan:

"Shall I come?" "If you like."

A2 used when you offer someone something:

If you like I could drive you there.
How do you like sb/sth?

used to ask someone for their opinion:

How do you like my new shoes?

(Definition von “like verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)