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liking

 
Noun liking has 1 sense
  1. liking - a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment; "I've always had a liking for reading"; "she developed a liking for gin"
    --1 is a kind of
    feeling
    Antonyms: dislike
    --1 has particulars:
     fondness, fancy, partiality; captivation, enchantment, enthrallment, fascination; preference, penchant, predilection, taste; mysophilia; inclination; friendliness; approval; admiration, esteem
Verb like has 5 senses
  1. wish, care, like - prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
    --1 is one way to desire, want
    Sample sentence:
    They like him to write the letter
  2. like - find enjoyable or agreeable; "I like jogging"; "She likes to read Russian novels"
    Antonyms:
    dislike
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue like the movie
  3. like - be fond of; "I like my nephews"
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot like Sue
  4. like - feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard; "How did you like the President's speech last night?"
    --4 is one way to
    see, consider, reckon, view, regard
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. like - want to have; "I'd like a beer now!"
    --5 is one way to
    desire, want
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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