What does alike mean?
The definition of alike
A*like”, a.
Etym: [AS. onlic, gelic; pref. a + like.]

Having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference. [Now used only predicatively.] The darkness and the light are both alike to thee. Ps. cxxxix. 12.

A*like”, adv.
Etym: [AS. gelice, onlice.]

In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally; as, we are all alike concerne.