1. found pleasant or attractive
; often used as a combining form
; - Example: "a well-liked teacher"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Like \Like\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Liked (l[imac]kt); p. pr. &
vb. n. Liking.] [OE. liken to please, AS. l[imac]cian,
gel[imac]cian, fr. gel[imac]c. See Like, a.]
1. To suit; to please; to be agreeable to. [Obs.]
Cornwall him liked best, therefore he chose there.
I willingly confess that it likes me much better
when I find virtue in a fair lodging than when I am
bound to seek it in an ill-favored creature. --Sir
2. To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to
take satisfaction in; to enjoy.
He proceeded from looking to liking, and from liking
to loving. --Sir P.
3. To liken; to compare. [Obs.]
Like me to the peasant boys of France. --Shak.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: found pleasant or attractive; often used as a combining
form; "a well-liked teacher" [ant: disliked]