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-like

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True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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English

Etymology

From preposition like.

Suffix

-like

  1. Having some of the characteristics of (used to form adjectives from nouns).
    childlike
    snake-like

Usage notes

  • In British usage, a hyphen is almost always used, while in American usage, the suffix is joined to the noun without a hyphen.

Synonyms

Note: the suffixes below cannot necessarily replace "-like", but are also used to form words having the same sense as words formed using "-like".

Derived terms

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