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ADORE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does adore mean? 

ADORE (verb)
  The verb ADORE has 1 sense:

1. love intensely

  Familiarity information: ADORE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADORE (verb)


Sense 1adore [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Love intensely

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Context example:

he just adored his wife

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

love (have a great affection or liking for)

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

fetishize (make a fetish of)

hero-worship; idolise; idolize; revere; worship (love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Somebody ----s INFINITIVE

Sentence examples:

Sam cannot adore Sue
Sam and Sue adore the movie


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