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the likes of

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n the likes of a similar kind "dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here"
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Quotations

  • Martin Amis
    Martin Amis
    “Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough.”
  • Clara Bow
    Clara Bow
    “The more I see of men, the more I like dogs.”
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas%20Jefferson
    “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.”
  • Vita Sackville-West
    Vita Sackville-West
    “Women, like men, ought to have their youth so glutted with freedom they hate the very idea of freedom.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Be the kind of person you would like to be with.”
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean%20Cocteau
    “We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?”

Usage

In literature:

The human Reynard, very frequent everywhere in the world, what more does he know but this and the like of this?
"Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History" by Thomas Carlyle
It was like the wail of a soul in inferno; a shriek like a devil laughing.
"The Black Cross" by Olive M. Briggs
Like most of the other varieties, the amount of product is in a great degree dependent on soil, culture, and season.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
The old wrinkled leathern awnings of the market-stalls glowed like copper in the brightness of noon.
"Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida" by Ouida
I hate you to know the like of such people, such things.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
I felt that it was like her to have fallen in love simply but passionately at the mere lifting of the finger of Fate.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
He had blue veins on the back of his white hands, and little cords the like of which were not on the child's, as examination proved.
"Despair's Last Journey" by David Christie Murray
But the days of disquiet came, confronting him like skeletons in the midst of his feastings upon life.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
In the centre of the smaller crater there flowed a rivulet of crystal-like water most delicious to drink.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
And so the child-like become the God-like, and, of course, they are the greatest among the sons of men.
"My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year" by John Henry Jowett
I don't guess they'd mean a thing to the likes of him.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
It was all a sort of dream-like sympathy, similar to the quest of memory in search of a forgotten happiness.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
When the like of that sort is away foreign, he lays up of the first girl he comes foul of.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
Its hills were fused with heaven in fires of sunset; they wore the likeness of the clouds, of vapour and fine air.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
Above this noise the notes of the two bells alternated like the voices of stars in a stormy sky.
"Tongues of Conscience" by Robert Smythe Hichens
It is not likely that the eggs of this species differ essentially from those of many of the others.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
It was raining like Jehu, but I didn't care for that; the music, the flowers, the bursts of light had made me feel like another creature.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
The noise of the tremendous fall reverberated through the great room like an echo of Satan's plunge into the pit of hell.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Besides, I don't like the thought of your roughing up those beautiful hands of yours.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
He was thinking that out of the gloom of his late cogitations she had come, like hope hastening to refute the argument of the horse-thief.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
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In poetry:

She causes all men's necks
To turn about to see her;
Joy has he whom she embraces,
He is like the first of men!
"Sister Without Peer" by Anonymous Africas
To them that are in love with life,
Wandering like children with untroubled eyes,
Far from the noise of cities and the strife,
Strange flute-like voices rise
"Favorites of Pan" by Archibald Lampman
And are not the beauty and grace of youth,
Like those of this willow, the work of love?
Do they not come, like the voice of truth,
That is heard all around us here, from above?
"For The Album of Miss Caroline C---" by John Pierpont
"The hum of their voices comes laden with cheer,
As the wind wafts a musical swell to my ear,--
Wild, clarion catches,--now flute-like and low;
--Would you like me to give you their Song of the Snow?
"Beechenbrook - IV" by Margaret Junkin Preston
And all the men and women of that land were fairer
Than even the mightiest of our meaner race can be;
The men like gentle children, great of limb, yet rarer
For wisdom and high thought, like kings for majesty.
"The Land Of Pallas" by Archibald Lampman
Oh Sea! thou art like my heart, full of infinite sadness and pity,—
Of endless doubt and endeavour, of sorrowful question and strife,
Like some unlighted fortress within a beleagured city,
Holding within and hiding the mystery of life.
"The Voice of Many Waters" by Kate Seymour Maclean

In news:

If there was ever a big event to slim down for, it's Oscar night so we got celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak (who has made the likes of Halle Berry, Megan Fox, and Natalie Portman sweat) to reveal how he gets celebrities ready.
If there was ever a big event to slim down for, it's Oscar night so we got celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak (who has made the likes of Halle Berry, Megan Fox, and Natalie Portman sweat) to.
Can Your Startup Snare the Likes of Billionaire Investor Richard Branson.
The Magic have fielded calls from plenty of teams, including the likes of the Lakers, Nets, Hawks, and Mavericks.
Companies Can't Win the Twitter Wars, Especially Against the Likes of Alec Baldwin.
White House Media Don't Have the Likes of Sam Donaldson Anymore.
Bayshore residents all too familiar with the likes of Hurricane Sandy.
CHAMPAIGN — Don Shelton has worn a few different hats in his adult life: nursing student and professional drummer for the likes of Styx and Kenny Loggins to name a couple.
BLOOMINGTON — The weather on Friday and Saturday may not have been to the liking of many, but at least a handful of area athletes got exactly what they needed from Mother Nat.
F all's here, and suddenly we're buried in serious films, important novels, and promising new TV shows, the likes of which haven't been seen since superheroes invaded our multiplexes and stayed for the summer.
Immediately following Valpak's Passbook integration, the app shot up to the #6 spot for free lifestyle apps in the iTunes App Store, trailing only behind the likes of Walgreens, Target and Amazon.
Cupcakes bearing the likeness of US President Barack Obama are displayed at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum on Obama's 50th birthday.
If you've ever wanted to attend a poetry slam with the likes of Marilyn Manson, Black Veil Brides, Korn or My Chemical Romance, now's your chance.
Microsoft hopes its Windows Phone 7 smartphones will allow it to reclaim market share in a mobile space currently dominated by the likes of Google Android and the Apple iPhone.
The lab promises to be a sustainable, needed, and advanced care system for all amputees of Haiti, the likes of which has not been available – in total – until now.
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In science:

The most that could be said to distinguish the two subconditions is that, since ˆb is (by definition) controllable and B (most likely) isn’t, a violation of 6 is (all other things being equal) more likely to yield the possibility of superluminal signaling than a violation of 7.
Local Causality and Completeness: Bell vs. Jarrett
Although both relations are clearly more like one another than like the bulk of the population, there are significant differences.
Evolution in the structural properties of early-type Brightest Cluster Galaxies at small lookback time and dependence on the environment
An attractive property of these new patterns is that, like classical patterns (but not like GPs!), they are closed under the action of D8, the symmetry group of the square.
Place-difference-value patterns: A generalization of generalized permutation and word patterns
This is likely to be an extremely hard problem, and we will therefore only provide proofs about some aspects in the context of that our ‘BKL-like’ assumptions hold.
Perfect fluids and generic spacelike singularities
However, we here studied asymptotic dynamics in a general infinite-dimensional dynamical systems setting, where we pursued the consequences of BKL-like assumptions, and this led e.g. to the conclusion that comoving fluid gauges are, for the most physically interesting fluid cases, incompatible with BKL-like behavior.
Perfect fluids and generic spacelike singularities
The quoted lemma of de Rhams is a purely geometrical statement, notions such as integrals over forms, like an action, are not discussed, nor observed parity violations like the one in the electrodynamics of the antiferromagnet Cr2O3 .
An electric charge has no screw sense--a comment on the twistfree formulation of electrodynamics by da Rocha & Rodrigues
They are of the form: xi ∗ xk = xj in the case of a crossing like the one in Fig.3(a), or xi ¯∗ xk = xj, for the crossing like in Fig.3(b).
Coloring invariants of spatial graphs
In the absence of a tachocline, these stars cannot support a solar-like interface dynamo, yet they, like the high mass stars, exhibit observable magnetic fields (10 − 103 G).
Cosmic Magnetic Fields: from Stars and Galaxies to the Primordial Universe
Since e preserves N, we have that for arbitrarily large substructures of U, it behaves like the identity or like eN on and between the parts of these structures; in particular, it does not turn any non-edges into edges on and between the parts of these structures.
Minimal functions on the random graph
In fact, we could have chosen Yt to be a CIR-like process instead of an OU-like process without changing the nature of the correction to the Heston model presented in the paper.
A Fast Mean-Reverting Correction to Heston's Stochastic Volatility Model
There are also energy sources like the supernova explosion that was likely to precede the formation of the compact accretor and a slow wind similar to that of SS433 (Fabrika, 2004).
Understanding ULX Nebulae in the Framework of Supercritical Accretion
Another parallel with AGN is in the pair of relativistic jets that in the case of SS433-like ob jects are likely to produce something similar to the cocoons that were predicted (Begelman and Cioffi, 1989) but are not observed around AGN mainly due to strong gradients in ISM and IGM density.
Understanding ULX Nebulae in the Framework of Supercritical Accretion
This means that the electronic states at the edges of Brillouin zone are electron-like states at low pressure and hole-like states at high pressure.
Tc map and superconductivity of simple metals at high pressure
Large random regular graphs with K ≫ 1 vertices have a locally tree-like structure like the interior of a Cayley tree, as the typical size of a loop is of order log N/ log K .
The cavity method for quantum disordered systems: from transverse random field ferromagnets to directed polymers in random media
We would like to say that the h of Theorem 1.3 (γ − 2/γ ) “looks like” the canonical description h of a (γ − 2/γ )quantum wedge, at least in the sense of absolute continuity of the restriction to compact subsets of H.
Conformal weldings of random surfaces: SLE and the quantum gravity zipper
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