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HATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hate mean? 

HATE (noun)
  The noun HATE has 1 sense:

1. the emotion of hate; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action

  Familiarity information: HATE used as a noun is very rare.


HATE (verb)
  The verb HATE has 1 sense:

1. dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards

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


 Dictionary entry details 


HATE (noun)


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Meaning:

The emotion of hate; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

hate; hatred

Hypernyms ("hate" is a kind of...):

emotion (any strong feeling)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hate"):

abhorrence; abomination; detestation; execration; loathing; odium (hate coupled with disgust)

malevolence; malignity (wishing evil to others)

enmity; hostility; ill will (the feeling of a hostile person)

despisal; despising (a feeling of scornful hatred)

murderousness (a bloodthirsty hatred arousing murderous impulses)

misopedia (hatred of children)

misoneism (hatred of change or innovation)

misology (hatred of reasoning)

misogynism; misogyny (hatred of women)

misogamy (hatred of marriage)

misanthropy (hatred of mankind)

Antonym:

love (a strong positive emotion of regard and affection)


HATE (verb)


Sense 1hate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

detest; hate

Context examples:

I hate Mexican food / She detests politicians

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

dislike (have or feel a dislike or distaste for)

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

abhor; abominate; execrate; loathe (find repugnant)

contemn; despise; disdain; scorn (look down on with disdain)

Sentence frames:

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

Sentence examples:

Sam cannot hate Sue
Sam and Sue hate the movie

Antonym:

love (have a great affection or liking for)


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