Definition of liking :
1. Appearance; look; figure; state of body as to health or condition.
2. Looking; appearing; as, better or worse liking. See Like, to look.
3. of Like
4. The state of being pleased with, or attracted toward, some thing or person; hence, inclination; desire; pleasure; preference; - often with for, formerly with to; as, it is an amusement I have no liking for.
5. The state of being pleasing; a suiting. See On liking, below.
preference, taste, relish, wish, lust, favor, use, inclination, impulse, loyalty, proclivity, partiality, craving, zest, fancy, like, proneness, want, appetency, propensity, appetite, leaning, bond, penchant, predilection, shine, connect, longing, pleasure, mind, disposition, love affair, thirst, will, care
choosing (part of speech: verb)
affection (part of speech: noun)
liking (part of speech: verb)
love (part of speech: noun)
devotion, romance, amorousness, fondness, faithfulness, oneness, desire, attachment, love, adoration, intimacy, friendliness, infatuation, affection, worship, sentimentality, kinship, tenderness, idolization, crush, communion, passion, endearment
loving (part of speech: verb)
- In such an event, you have the advantage of either building a house to your liking, or finding an old one and moving it there. - "If You're Going to Live in the Country", Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley.
- And John looked at him with a new interest and liking. - "Between Whiles", Helen Hunt Jackson.
- Fair women and brave men were to his Excellency's liking. - "Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker", S. Weir Mitchell.