- IPA: /ʌnˈlaɪk/
- Not like; dissimilar (to); having no resemblance.
- The brothers are quite unlike each other.
- They contributed in unlike amounts.
- (archaic) Not likely; improbable; unlikely.
- (not like) See also Thesaurus:different
- Differently from; not in a like or similar manner.
- In contrast with; as opposed to.
- Not typical of one's character or personality.
- Being late is unlike him.
- French: différemment de
- French: à la difference de, contrairement à
- German: im Gegensatz zu, im Unterschied zu, zum Unterschied von
- Italian: a differenza di
- Russian: в отли́чие от
- Spanish: a diferencia de
unlike (unlikes, present participle unliking; past and past participle unliked)
- To dislike.
- (internet) To withdraw support for a particular thing, especially on social networking websites.
- I unliked the post after I found out the author was racist.
- 2009, Ben Zimmer, “On Language: The Age of Undoing ↗”, in The New York Times Magazine, 2009 September 20, page MM8:
- Facebook, for instance, allows you to register approval for a posted message in a very concrete way, by clicking a thumbs-up like button. Toggling off the button results in unliking your previously liked item. Note that this is different from disliking something, since unliking simply returns you to a neutral state.
- 2010 June 25, "TheKorn" (username), "Re: Pinball: RGP and/or Facebook ↗", in rec.games.pinball, Usenet:
- My comment was more of a backhanded slap at Stern Pinball's Facebook "presence", specifically the garbage "cheap heat" posts. […] It's so inane (and now, so constant) that I wound up "unliking" stern pinball entirely.