- (also the likes of) Someone similar to a given person, or something similar to a given object; a comparative; a type; a sort.
verb (lik, ing)
- 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
- Something that a given person likes.
- Tell me your likes and dislikes.
- (transitive) To enjoy, be in favor/favour of.
- I hamburgers.
- I the Milwaukee Braves this season.
- I skiing in winter.
- (transitive) To find attractive.
- I really Sandra but don't know how to tell her.
- (transitive) To do regularly.
- I to go to the dentist every 6 months.
- (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?"