[ lahyk-mahyn-did ]
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  1. having a similar or identical opinion, disposition, etc.: a like-minded friend.

Origin of like-minded

1520–30; like1 + minded (def. 1)

Other words from like-minded

  • like-mind·ed·ly, adverb
  • like-mind·ed·ness, noun

Words Nearby like-minded Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use like-minded in a sentence

  • Rosa laughingly approved of this decision, for she was like-minded with her mother, but her father did not respond.

    The Garret and the Garden | R.M. Ballantyne
  • The failure of this horde did not in the least check the proceedings of Sharp or Lauderdale or their like-minded colleagues.

    Hunted and Harried | R.M. Ballantyne
  • None but the like-minded can come plenipotentiary to our court.

    A Plea for Captain John Brown | Henry David Thoreau
  • There's nothing in the law against like-minded people knowing each other and having a sort of club.

    The Sensitive Man | Poul William Anderson
  • Rahab had never seen the Divine image in any purer form than it appeared in Joshua and men and women like-minded with him.

British Dictionary definitions for like-minded


  1. agreeing in opinions, goals, etc

Derived forms of like-minded

  • like-mindedly, adverb
  • like-mindedness, noun

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