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a·dore

 (ə-dôr′)
tr.v. a·dored, a·dor·ing, a·dores
1. To worship as God or a god.
2. To love (someone) deeply and devotedly. See Synonyms at revere1.
3. To like very much: adores Broadway musicals.

[Middle English adouren, from Old French adourer, from Latin adōrāre, to pray to : ad-, ad- + ōrāre, to pray.]

a·dor′er n.
a·dor′ing·ly adv.

adore

(əˈdɔː)
vb
1. (tr) to love intensely or deeply
2. to worship (a god) with religious rites
3. (tr) informal to like very much: I adore chocolate.
[C15: via French from Latin adōrāre, from ad- to + ōrāre to pray]
aˈdorer n
aˈdoring adj
aˈdoringly adv

a•dore

(əˈdɔr, əˈdoʊr)

v. a•dored, a•dor•ing. v.t.
1. to regard with the utmost esteem, love, and respect.
2. to pay divine honor to; worship.
3. to like or admire very much: I adore your new shoes.
v.i.
4. to worship.
[1275–1325; Middle English aour(i)e < Old French aourer < Latin adōrāre to speak to, pray, worship =ad- ad- + ōrāre to speak, beg (see oral)]
a•dor′er, n.
a•dor′ing•ly, adv.

adore


Past participle: adored
Gerund: adoring

Imperative
adore
adore
Present
I adore
you adore
he/she/it adores
we adore
you adore
they adore
Preterite
I adored
you adored
he/she/it adored
we adored
you adored
they adored
Present Continuous
I am adoring
you are adoring
he/she/it is adoring
we are adoring
you are adoring
they are adoring
Present Perfect
I have adored
you have adored
he/she/it has adored
we have adored
you have adored
they have adored
Past Continuous
I was adoring
you were adoring
he/she/it was adoring
we were adoring
you were adoring
they were adoring
Past Perfect
I had adored
you had adored
he/she/it had adored
we had adored
you had adored
they had adored
Future
I will adore
you will adore
he/she/it will adore
we will adore
you will adore
they will adore
Future Perfect
I will have adored
you will have adored
he/she/it will have adored
we will have adored
you will have adored
they will have adored
Future Continuous
I will be adoring
you will be adoring
he/she/it will be adoring
we will be adoring
you will be adoring
they will be adoring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been adoring
you have been adoring
he/she/it has been adoring
we have been adoring
you have been adoring
they have been adoring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been adoring
you will have been adoring
he/she/it will have been adoring
we will have been adoring
you will have been adoring
they will have been adoring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been adoring
you had been adoring
he/she/it had been adoring
we had been adoring
you had been adoring
they had been adoring
Conditional
I would adore
you would adore
he/she/it would adore
we would adore
you would adore
they would adore
Past Conditional
I would have adored
you would have adored
he/she/it would have adored
we would have adored
you would have adored
they would have adored
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.adore - love intenselyadore - love intensely; "he just adored his wife"
fetishize - make a fetish of
love - have a great affection or liking for; "I love French food"; "She loves her boss and works hard for him"
hero-worship, idolise, idolize, revere, worship - love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"

adore

verb
1. love, honour, admire, worship, esteem, cherish, bow to, revere, dote on, idolize She adored her parents and would do anything to please them.
love hate, loathe, despise, detest, abhor, abominate, execrate
2. like, love, enjoy, go for, dig (slang), relish, delight in, revel in, be fond of, be keen on, be partial to I adore good books and the theatre.
3. worship, revere, glorify, reverence, exalt, venerate The Holy Spirit creates in us a desire to adore God.

adore

verb
1. To regard with great awe and devotion:
2. To feel deep, devoted love for:
3. To like or enjoy enthusiastically, often excessively:
delight (in), dote on (or upon), love.
Slang: eat up, groove on.
Translations
يَعْبَد ، يُحِب جِدَاًيَعْبُد، يُوَقِّريَعْشَقُ
zbožňovatuctívat
beundredyrkeelske højtforgudetilbede
ihannoida
obožavati
tilbiîja
あこがれる
흠모하다
dievintigarbinimasmylintisnuostabiai
dievinātpielūgt
oboževati
beundra
บูชา
çok sevmekhayranlık duymaktapmak
yêu tha thiết

adore

[əˈdɔːʳ] VT (= love) → adorar
I adore your new flatme encanta tu nuevo piso

adore

[əˈdɔːr] vt [+ person] → adorer; [+ food, books, activity] to adore doing sth → adorer faire qch

adore

vt
Godanbeten
(= love very much) family, wifeüber alles lieben
(inf: = like very much) French, whisky etc(über alles) lieben; to adore attentiongern im Mittelpunkt stehen

adore

[əˈdɔːʳ] vtadorare

adore

(əˈdoː) verb
1. to love or like very much. He adores his children.
2. to worship.
aˈdorable adjective
an adorable little baby.
aˈdorably adverb
ˌadoˈration (ӕdə-) noun
worship or great love.
aˈdoring adjective
adoring parents.
aˈdoringly adverb

adore

يَعْشَقُ zbožňovat beundre verehren λατρεύω adorar ihannoida adorer obožavati adorare あこがれる 흠모하다 aanbidden tilbe uwielbiać adorar обожать beundra บูชา hayranlık duymak yêu tha thiết 崇拜
References in classic literature ?
If the transients were entranced by the fascinating Aileen, the regulars were her adorers.
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The look produced its effect -- the two faces brightened; but immediately, as if the royal coquette thought she had done too much for simple mortals, she made a movement, turned her back on both her adorers, and appeared plunged in a reverie in which it was evident they had no part.
The worthy fellow, making the best of every thing, took one of the heartiest luncheons he ever ate in his life, and gave his new adorers an exalted idea of how the gods tuck away their food upon grand occasions.
I love the great despisers, because they are the great adorers, and arrows of longing for the other shore.
This gave rise to a vague report in the bureaus that she thought of securing some more powerful influence than that of Francois Keller, the famous orator, who had been one of her chief adorers, but who, so far, had failed to obtain a better place for her husband.
Julie had long been expecting a proposal from her melancholy adorer and was ready to accept it; but some secret feeling of repulsion for her, for her passionate desire to get married, for her artificiality, and a feeling of horror at renouncing the possibility of real love still restrained Boris.
Remained Balatta, who, from the time she found him and poked his blue eyes open to recrudescence of her grotesque female hideousness, had continued his adorer.
Was this my indulgent father, my playmate, adorer, and friend?
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