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noun 
  1. (also the likes of) Someone similar to a given person, or something similar to a given object; a comparative; a type; a sort.
We shall never see his again. — w:Winston Churchill, Winston Churchill on w:T. E. Lawrence, T.E. Lawrence
bowls full of sweets, chocolates and the
something the likes of which I had never seen before
  1. Something that a given person likes.
Tell me your likes and dislikes.
verb (lik, ing)
  1. (transitive) To enjoy, be in favor/favour of.
I hamburgers.
I the Milwaukee Braves this season.
I skiing in winter.
  1. (transitive) To find attractive.
I really Sandra but don't know how to tell her.
  1. (transitive) To do regularly.
I to go to the dentist every 6 months.
  1. (context, in certain expressions) To want.
    • 1865 July 4, w:Lewis Carroll, Lewis Carroll (w:Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), w:Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, s:Alice's Adventures in Wonderland/Chapter 10, chapter 10,
    • : "I can tell you more than that, if you ," said the Gryphon. "Do you know why it"s called a whiting?"
adjective 
  1. similar
     

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