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like vb.1 (1 the commonest S. sense)
1. to please Gent. IV. ii. 56 “the music l-s you not,” Troil. V. ii. 99 “that that l-s not you” (Q) “Pleases me best”; esp. in conventional phr. Tp. IV. i. 242 “an't like your grace,” H8 I. i. 100 “Like it your Grace,” Cym. II. iii. 59 “So like you, sir.”
2. “like of,” to be pleased with, approve of, be fond of Ado V. iv. 59, R3 IV. iv. 355, Rom. I. iii. 96 “can you like of Paris' love?.”
3. to feel affection Err. III. ii. 7, John II. i. 511.
4. to be in good condition 2H4 III. ii. 93 “you well” (Ff “look”); cf. WELL-LIKING.
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