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Spanish translation of “like”

like

adjective /laik/
the same or similar
parecido, igual
They’re as like as two peas in a pod.
likely adjective probable The likely result is a draw between the two teams. It’s likely that she’ll succeed. looking etc as if it might be good, useful, suitable etc
propicio, conveniente
a likely spot for a picnic She’s the most likely person for the job.
likelihood noun probability
probabilidad
What is the likelihood of the strike taking place?
liken verb to think or speak of as being similar; to compare
comparar
The shape of the building caused many people to liken it to a gherkin.
likeness noun (a) similarity or resemblance
parecido
The likeness between the two sisters is amazing.
a representation of a a person etc in a photographic or painted portrait etc
retrato
That photo of Mary is a good likeness.
likewise adverb in the same or a similar manner
igualmente, del mismo modo
He ignored her, and she ignored him likewise.
also
así como, también
Mrs. Johnson came, likewise Mrs. Strachan.
like-minded adjective having a similar opinion or purpose
de la misma opinión
Membership of the club allows you to meet like-minded people.
a likely story! I don’t believe it!
no es posible
’He’s claiming that the dog ate his homework.’ ’A likely story!’
as likely as not probably
probablemente
As likely as not, he won’t remember that we have a meeting tomorrow.
be like someone to be typical of someone
propio
It isn’t like him to be late.
feel like to be inclined, willing or anxious to (do or have something)
apetecer
I don’t feel like going out I feel like a cup of tea.
he etc is likely to it is probable that he etc will
es probable que
He is likely to fail.
look like to appear similar to
parecerse a
She looks very like her mother.
to show the effects, signs or possibility of
parecer que
It looks like rain.
not likely! certainly not!
¡en absoluto!
’Would you put your head in a lion’s mouth?’ ’Me? Not likely!’
(Definition of like from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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