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be·lov·ed

 (bĭ-lŭv′ĭd, -lŭvd′)
adj.
Dearly loved.

[Middle English biloved, past participle of beloven, to love : bi-, be- + loven, to love; see love.]

be·lov′ed n.

beloved

(bɪˈlʌvɪd; -ˈlʌvd)
adj
dearly loved
n
a person who is dearly loved, such as a wife or husband

be•lov•ed

(bɪˈlʌv ɪd, -ˈlʌvd)

adj.
1. greatly loved; dear to the heart.
n.
2. a person who is beloved.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beloved - a beloved personbeloved - a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
Adj.1.beloved - dearly lovedbeloved - dearly loved        
loved - held dear; "his loved companion of many years"

beloved

1.
adjective dear, loved, valued, prized, dearest, sweet, admired, treasured, precious, darling, worshipped, adored, cherished, revered He lost his beloved wife last year.
noun
1. darling, love, sweet, lover, angel, loved one, sweetheart, truelove, dear one, inamorata or inamorato He takes his beloved in his arms.

beloved

adjective
Regarded with much love and tenderness:
noun
A person who is much loved:
Informal: sweetie.
Idiom: light of one's life.
Translations
حبيبمَحْبوب، عَزيزمَعْشوق، حَبيب
milovanýmilýdrahýmilá
elskedehøjt elsket
rakasrakastettu
szeretettszíve választottja
ástkærástvinur
mylimasmylimasis
mīļotāmīļotaismīļots
ukochanaukochaneukochany
milovaný
canı gibi sevdiğiçok sevilen kişisevgili

beloved

[bɪˈlʌvɪd]
A. ADJquerido (by, of por) my dearly beloved brethrenmis queridos hermanos ...
B. Nquerido/a m/f, amado/a m/f

beloved

[bɪˈlʌvɪd bɪˈlʌvd]
adjbien-aimé(e), chéri(e)
nbien-aimé(e) m/f

beloved

adjgeliebt; memorylieb, teuer
nGeliebte(r) mf; dearly beloved (Rel) → liebe Brüder und Schwestern im Herrn

beloved

[bɪˈlʌvɪd] adj & nadorato/a

beloved

(biˈlavid) adjective
much loved. my beloved country.
noun
a person very dear to one. My beloved left me for another.
References in classic literature ?
Yes; favorites are but little beloved at the court of France.
fear nothing - you are beloved - you are beloved, count; do you feel the value of these three words?
There were Emperors beloved of literary men, Emperors beloved of the people, builders of long waterways and glittering palaces, and one great conqueror, the Emperor Wu Ti, of almost legendary fame.
Everything with me is going well; so pray do not be anxious on my account, beloved.
Indeed, had the King her son not been deservedly beloved a revolution would certainly have arisen.
Fouquet," replied D'Artagnan to himself, "is a handsome man, very much beloved by the women, a generous man very much beloved by the poets; a man of wit, much execrated by pretenders.
Well, then, go back to the army," he said, drawing himself up to his full height and addressing Michaud with a gracious and majestic gesture, "and tell our brave men and all my good subjects wherever you go that when I have not a soldier left I shall put myself at the head of my beloved nobility and my good peasants and so use the last resources of my empire.
I see, sir, now," said Blifil, with one of those grinning sneers with which the devil marks his best beloved, "Mrs Miller really doth know him.
Grieve not, my good Hor Vastus," cried Carthoris, "since I bring not back myself alone to cheer my mother's heart and the hearts of my beloved people, but also one whom all Barsoom loved best--her greatest warrior and her saviour--John Carter, Prince of Helium
Nor was long His witness unconfirmed: on him baptized Heaven opened, and in likeness of a Dove The Spirit descended, while the Father's voice From Heaven pronounced him his beloved Son.
And then our Gascon, with that large quantity of conceit which we know he possessed, compared himself with De Wardes, and asked himself why, after all, he should not be beloved for himself?
He had formerly been much respected and beloved by the people, and had often proved himself a friend to their interests.