Like

Like

(lk), v. i. 1. To be pleased; to choose.
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He may either go or stay, as he best likes.
Locke.
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2. To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition). [Obs.]
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You like well, and bear your years very well.
Shak.
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3. To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like, a. [Colloq.]
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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.
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To like of, to be pleased with. [Obs.] Massinger.
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