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English definition of “like”

like

verb [I/T] (WANT)   /lɑɪk/
to want something: [T] I’d like the chicken soup, please. [+ to infinitive] The commissioner would like to say thanks to everyone who’s helped. [T] Would you like (= Do you want) something to drink? Note: Used with "would" to ask for something or express something in a polite way.
(Definition of like verb (WANT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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