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1. love [ v ] have a great affection or liking for
Examples: "I love French food" "She loves her boss and works hard for him"

Used in print:

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

If his mother loves him , he clings_to that love as a ballast .

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

`` I just love them '' , he said .

(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)

The dramatic construction of his stories characteristically turns_on a situation in which someone is simultaneously compelled and forbidden to love .

The release , the freedom , involved in loving another is either terribly difficult or_else absolutely impossible ; and the motion toward it brings disaster .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

The Vice_President said with a slight bluster , `` There is n't anyone who loves the President more_than I do .

Synonyms love Related Terms hate care_for adore dote lover beloved

2. love [ n ] a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
Examples: "his love for his work" "children need a lot of love"

Used in print:

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

If his mother loves him , he clings_to that love as a ballast .

His desires are so strong that he needs constant reassurance of his mother 's love for him and what she expects of him , in_order to overcome them .

He won't submit to his natural desires all_the_time , and it 's Mother 's love that is responsible_for his good behavior .

(The Providence Journal...)

And little Zeme_North , a Dora with real spirit and verve , was fascinating whether she was singing of her love for Floyd , the cop who becomes sewer commissioner and then is promoted into garbage , or just dancing to display her exuberant feelings .

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

Of_course his love was expressed in intelligent care .

Synonyms love Related Terms hate emotion devotion loyalty lovingness puppy_love amorousness benevolence agape heartstrings ardor worship

3. love [ v ] get pleasure from
Examples: "I love cooking"

Used in print:

(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)

This may just be pride in my adopted State_of_Washington , but certainly I love to visit their mound cities near Yakima and Prosser in July or August , when the bees are in their most active period .

The thing is that these bees love a fine-grained soil that is moist ; yet the water in the ground should not be stagnant either .

(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)

The audience , as_usual , loved it .

Everyone is ambivalent about his profession , if he has practised it long enough , but there were still moments when he loved the stage and all those unseen people out there , who might cheer you or boo you , but that was largely , though not entirely , up_to_you .

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

Man how I love nigger pussy !

Synonyms love enjoy Related Terms like get_off enjoyment fan

4. love [ v ] be enamored or in love with
Examples: "She loves her husband deeply"

Used in print:

(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)

Again , the sufferings and disasters produced by any transgression against the commandment not to love are almost invariably associated in one way or another with childhood , with the figure of a child .

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

Was it love ?

It would be the first time I had ever been completely alone with a girl I loved .

(Philip Jos‚ Farmer, The Lovers....)

She would weep in_private , he was sure , for she loved him in her frigid way , though in_public she would be dry_eyed .

Synonyms love Related Terms romance lover beloved

5. love [ n ] any object of warm affection or devotion
Examples: "the theater was her first love" or "he has a passion for cock fighting"

Used in print:


Escalation is their first love and their last ; they will be faithful unto death .

Synonyms love passion Related Terms object

6. love [ n ] a beloved person; used as terms of endearment

Used in print:

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

The place was evidently a familiar haunt and Claire wondered what other illicit loves had been celebrated in the comfortable rooms to which they were shown .

Synonyms honey dear love loved_one dearest beloved Related Terms lover

7. love [ n ] a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction
Examples: "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings" "she was his first love"

Used in print:

(Jesse Hill Ford, Mountains of Gilead....)

If it is love , you do n't .

Synonyms love Related Terms sexual_desire

8. Love [ n ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 4133

Synonyms Love

9. Love [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 311

Synonyms Love

10. love [ v ] have sexual intercourse with
Examples: "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm" "Adam knew Eve" (know is archaic) "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

Synonyms be_intimate make_love sleep_with do_it get_laid make_out eff lie_with have_intercourse have_it_away roll_in_the_hay screw have_it_off fuck jazz hump know bed have_a_go_at_it bang get_it_on bonk have_sex love Related Terms copulate take fornicate archaism neck bed fuck lover sexual_love

11. love [ n ] a score of zero in tennis or squash
Examples: "it was 40 love"

Synonyms love Related Terms score

12. love [ n ] sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people
Examples: "his lovemaking disgusted her" "he hadn't had any love in months" "he has a very complicated love life"

Synonyms lovemaking making_love love love_life sexual_love Related Terms sexual_activity

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