Like(lk), v. i. 1. To be pleased; to choose.
He may either go or stay, as he best likes.Locke.
2. To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition).
You like well, and bear your years very well.Shak.
3. To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he
liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like,
He probably got his death, as he liked to have done two years ago, by viewing the troops for the expedition from the wall of Kensington Garden.Walpole.
To like of, to be pleased with.
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