(superl.) Having the same, or nearly the same, appearance, qualities, or characteristics; resembling; similar to; similar; alike; -- often with in and the particulars of the resemblance; as, they are like each other in features, complexion, and many traits of character.
(superl.) Equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent.
(superl.) Having probability; affording probability; probable; likely.
(superl.) Inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a walk.
(n.) That which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy.
(n.) A liking; a preference; inclination; -- usually in pl.; as, we all have likes and dislikes.
(a.) In a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not act like him.
(a.) In a like or similar manner.
(a.) Likely; probably.
(a.) To suit; to please; to be agreeable to.
(a.) To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take satisfaction in; to enjoy.
(a.) To liken; to compare.
(v. i.) To be pleased; to choose.
(v. i.) To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition).
(v. i.) To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like, a.
(1) The effect of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) on growth of small cell lung cancer (SCLC) cell lines was studied.
(2) It was found that the skeletal muscle enzyme of the chick embryo is independent of the presence of creatine and consequently is another constitutive enzyme like the creatine kinase of the early embryonic chick heart.
(3) The rash presented either as a pityriasis rosea-like picture which appeared about three to six months after the onset of treatment in patients taking low doses, or alternatively, as lichenoid plaques which appeared three to six months after commencement of medication in patients taking high doses.
(4) The influence of the various concepts for the induction of lateral structure formation in lipid membranes on integral functional units like ionophores is demonstrated by analysing the single channel current fluctuations of gramicidin in bimolecular lipid membranes.
(5) We also show that proliferation of primary amnion cells is not dependent on a high c-fos expression, suggesting that the function of c-fos is more likely to be associated with other cellular functions in the differentiated amnion cell.
(6) Comparison of wild type and the mutant parD promoter sequences indicated that three short repeats are likely involved in the negative regulation of this promoter.
(7) The data indicate that ebselen is likely to be useful in the therapy of inflammatory conditions in which reactive oxygen species, such as peroxides, play an aetiological role.
(8) Although solely nociresponsive neurons are clearly likely to fill a role in the processing and signalling of pain in the conscious central nervous system, the way in which such useful specificity could be conveyed by multireceptive neurons is difficult to appreciate.
(9) Nulliparous women were also more likely to discontinue the condom because of pregnancy, as were non-Protestants and the Australian-born.
(10) Thus adrenaline, via pre- and post-junctional adrenoceptors, may contribute to enhanced vascular smooth muscle contraction, which most likely is sensitized by the elevated intracellular calcium concentration.
(11) That means deciding what job they’d like to have and outlining the steps they’ll need to take to achieve it.
(12) It is likely that trunk mobility is necessary to maintain integrity of SI joint and that absence of such mobility compromises SI joint structure in many paraplegics.
(13) I remember talking to an investment banker about what it felt like in the City before the closure of Lehman Brothers.
(14) As players, we want what's right, and we feel like no one in his family should be able to own the team.” The NBA has also said that Shelly Sterling should not remain as owner.
(15) Such was the mystique surrounding Rumsfeld's standing that an aide sought to clarify that he didn't stand all the time, like a horse.
(16) It comes in defiant journalism, like the story televised last week of a gardener in Aleppo who was killed by bombs while tending his roses and his son, who helped him, orphaned.
(17) A tiny studio flat that has become a symbol of London's soaring property prices is to be investigated by planning, environmental health and fire safety authorities after the Guardian revealed details of its shoebox-like proportions.
(18) But at the same time I didn't feel like, 'Aw, I'm home!'
(19) "They wanted to pass it almost like a secret negotiation," she said.
(20) One-nation prime ministers like Cameron found the libertarians useful for voting against taxation; inconvenient when they got too loud about heavy-handed government.