# ibis.expr.api.StringValue.like¶

StringValue.like(patterns)

Wildcard fuzzy matching function equivalent to the SQL LIKE directive. Use % as a multiple-character wildcard or _ (underscore) as a single-character wildcard.

Use re_search or rlike for regex-based matching.

Parameters

pattern (str or List[str]) – A pattern or list of patterns to match. If pattern is a list, then if any pattern matches the input then the corresponding row in the output is True.

Returns

matched

Return type

ir.BooleanColumn