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liked


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Like  \Like\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Liked}  (l[imac]kt);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Liking}.]  [OE.  liken  to  please,  AS  l[=i]cian, 
  gel[=i]cian,  fr  gel[=i]c.  See  {Like},  a.] 
  1.  To  suit;  to  please;  to  be  agreeable  to  [Obs.] 
 
  Cornwall  him  liked  best,  therefore  he  chose  there 
  --R.  of 
  Gloucester. 
 
  I  willingly  confess  that  it  likes  me  much  better 
  when  I  find  virtue  in  a  fair  lodging  than  when  I  am 
  bound  to  seek  it  in  an  ill-favored  creature.  --Sir 
  P.  Sidney. 
 
  2.  To  be  pleased  with  in  a  moderate  degree;  to  approve;  to 
  take  satisfaction  in  to  enjoy. 
 
  He  proceeded  from  looking  to  liking,  and  from  liking 
  to  loving.  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  3.  To  liken;  to  compare.[Obs.] 
 
  Like  me  to  the  peasant  boys  of  France.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  liked 
  adj  :  found  pleasant  or  attractive;  often  used  as  a  combining 
  form  "a  well-liked  teacher"  [ant:  {disliked}] 




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