English definition of “like”
/laɪk/ verb [T]
› to enjoy something or feel that someone or something is pleasant: [+ doing sth] I just like playing with my computer. [+ 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 › to want something: [+ to do sth] I'd like to think about it. I'd like some chips with that, please.
Would you like...? › 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." › 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?