Definition of like conjunction from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    like

     conjunction
    conjunction
    BrE BrE//laɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//laɪk//
     
    (informal)
     
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  1. 1  in the same way as No one sings the blues like she did. It didn't turn out like I intended. Like I said (= as I said before), you're always welcome to stay.
  2. 2  as if She acts like she owns the place.
  3. You will find more information about this use of like at the entries for the verbs act, behave, feel, look and sound and in the note at as.
    Word Originconjugation Middle English: from Old Norse líkr; related to alike.
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