Results for 'like'
- Length: 4 characters
- Syllables: 1
Results for word: like
- SUCH AS means 'for example'
- One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
- One of the 850 words in Basic English
- In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
- This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
- Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
- This is used in the dialect of Cumbria, England
- A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
- Stative Verb
- Transitive Verb
- A verb describes an action or a state
- We use AS IF rather than LIKE before a verb.
- It's not an imprisonable offence to use LIKE with a verb, although many would prefer AS IF
- Examiners love it!!
- AS on its own isn't used with the meaning 'for example'
- In gap-filling exercises, if you're looking for one word meaning 'for example' use LIKE
Related Glossary Definitions:
Sportsmanlike; Unsportsmanlike behaviour
Definitions of Like:
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Similar Words (using 'like' as word stem):
'like' + Suffix
likeability, likeable, likeableness, liked, likelier, likeliest, likelihood, likelihoods, likeliness, likely, liken, likened, likeness, likenesses, likening, likens, liker, likers, likes, likest, likewise,