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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Like v. i.
 1. To be pleased; to choose.
    He may either go or stay, as he best likes.   --Locke.
 2. To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition). [Obs.]
    You like well, and bear your years very well.   --Shak.
 3. To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late.  Cf. Had like, under Like, a. [Colloq.]
    He probably got his death, as he liked to have done two years ago, by viewing the troops for the expedition from the wall of Kensington Garden.   --Walpole.
 To like of, to be pleased with. [Obs.]