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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 ?
Hugo demanded a potion to make Zara adore him, and one destroy Roderigo.
If her husband did not adore her, he was a brute, deserving of death by slow torture.
It was his genuine impulse to adore the truth, and to reckon all things shadow-like, and utterly devoid of weight or value, that had not its divine essence as the life within their life.
Well, then," cried Lucas, "and why should Jesus have nothing to do with his church--why should his words and his life be of no authority among those who profess to adore him?
If I could have her it would be another matter, for I know all about children, and they adore me.
When Steerforth, in white trousers, carried her parasol for her, I felt proud to know him; and believed that she could not choose but adore him with all her heart.
Herbert," said I, laying my hand upon his knee, "I love - I adore - Estella.
Let him betray his friend's confidence, and he will adore that same cunning complexity called Chance, which gives him the hope that his friend will never know.
Or in this abject posture have ye sworn To adore the Conquerour?
The two brothers are said to adore each other; but the count is curiously mistaken if he imagines that brotherly love will triumph over love pure and simple.
Yes; a woman whom I love, whom I adore, has just been torn from me by force.
By that Heaven that bends above us -- by that God we both adore -- Tell this soul with sorrow laden if, within the distant Aidenn, It shall clasp a sainted maiden whom the angels name Lenore -- Clasp a rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore.