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ADMIRE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does admire mean? 

ADMIRE (verb)
  The verb ADMIRE has 2 senses:

1. feel admiration for
2. look at with admiration

  Familiarity information: ADMIRE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADMIRE (verb)


Sense 1admire [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Feel admiration for

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

admire; look up to

Hypernyms (to "admire" is one way to...):

esteem; prise; prize; respect; value (regard highly; think much of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "admire"):

envy (feel envious towards; admire enviously)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody

Antonym:

look down on (regard with contempt)


Sense 2admire [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Look at with admiration

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Hypernyms (to "admire" is one way to...):

look (perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

Sam cannot admire Sue


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