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Noun: liking  lI-king
  1. A feeling of pleasure and enjoyment
    "I've always had a liking for reading"; "she developed a liking for gin"
Verb: like  lIk
  1. Prefer or look forward to doing something
    "Would you like to come along to the movies?";
    - wish, care
     
  2. Find enjoyable or agreeable
    "I like jogging"; "She likes to read Russian novels"
     
  3. Be fond of
    "I like my nephews"
     
  4. Feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard
    "How did you like the President's speech last night?"
     
  5. Want to have
    "I'd like a beer now!"

Derived forms: likings

Type of: consider, desire, feeling, reckon, regard, see, view, want

Antonym: dislike

Encyclopedia: Liking

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