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adjective as in favored

adjective as in preferred

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Example Sentences

A talented, well-liked artist like Zoe Keating makes about $6,000 for being streamed over 400,000 times.

“It is just not a very well-liked community,” Wilson testified.

Fryberg was “a really good kid,” and “well liked,” according to someone who knew the family and spoke to The Seattle Times.

McGeehan personally knows Upadhyaya and describes him as "a warm, gentle, and well-liked human rights activist."

Hensarling is well liked among conservatives and was considered a possible candidate against Cantor to be Speaker regardless.

He is well liked by his congregation, and we have heard of no fighting over either his virtues or defects.

He is well liked by the male portion of his congregation, and is on excellent terms with the fair sex.

He is a steady lad,’ your father said, ‘and a canny goer; and I doubt not he will come safe, and be well liked where he goes.

He was evidently well liked, to judge by the smiles with which they greeted him.

Quite a decent sort he was too—a good fighter and cheerful and all that sort of thing; very well liked, he was.


On this page you'll find 363 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to well-liked, such as: admired, cherished, dear, esteemed, favorite, and hallowed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.