AskDefine | Define adore

Dictionary Definition

adore v : love intensely; "he just adored his wife"

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English

Etymology

From Latin adorare "adore", from ad "to" + orare "speak" or "pray"

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To love with one's entire heart and soul; regard with deep respect and affection.
    It is obvious to everyone that Brian absolutely adores Bobbi.
  2. To worship, as of God.

Related terms

Translations

* French: adorer

Basque

Noun

adore

French

Pronunciation

  • /a'doːr/

Verb

adore
  1. First and third person indicative present of adorer; to adore.
    J'adore
    Elle adore

Romanian

Verb

adore

Extensive Definition

Adore is a word meaning love or worship.

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accord respect to, admire, adulate, affection, apotheosize, appreciate, bask in, be pleased with, cherish, coddle, dearly love, defer to, deify, delight in, derive pleasure from, devour, do homage to, do service, dote, dote on, eat up, enjoy, entertain respect for, esteem, exalt, extol, fancy, favor, feast on, freak out on, get high on, gloat over, groove on, hallow, hero-worship, hold dear, hold in esteem, hold in reverence, honor, idolize, indulge, indulge in, laud, like, look up to, love, love to distraction, luxuriate in, pamper, pay homage to, praise, prize, regard, rejoice in, relish, respect, revel in, revere, reverence, riot in, savor, smack the lips, spoil, swim in, take pleasure in, think highly of, think much of, think well of, treasure, value, venerate, wallow in, worship
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