- 2 to like, to be fond of [person, activity, thing] aimer faire to like doing il aime autant le vin que la bière he likes wine as much as he likes beer j'aime autant te dire que I may as well tell you that aimer mieux to prefer il n'a rien de cassé? j'aime mieux ça! (in relief) nothing's broken? thank goodness! j'aime mieux ça! (threateningly) that's more like it!