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English definition of “like”

like

verb [T] (ENJOY)   /lɑɪk/
to enjoy or approve of something or someone, or to prefer something a particular way: I like your new haircut. Do you like fish? I like taking my time in the morning. I like my music loud. Like can be used with "how" when asking for someone’s reaction to something: How do you like my new shoes? liking    /ˈlɑɪ·kɪŋ/ noun [U] The dessert was a bit sweet for my liking.
(Definition of like verb (ENJOY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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