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like1

like1

pronunciation:
laIk
features:
Note
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: the same as or similar to.
He is just like his father.
antonyms:
unlike
definition 2: in the character of someone or something; in the same manner.
She talks like her mother.
similar words:
after
like or as?
Like is a preposition that means similar to. As is a preposition and a conjunction. When a preposition, it means in the position or function of. When a conjunction, it means in the same way that and is used to introduce a subject and verb.
Compare:
  • He wants a car like the one in the advertisement.
  • She works as an automobile mechanic.
  • He bought a new car, as he said he would.