|1.||[ verb ] have a great affection or liking for|
"I love French food" "She loves her boss and works hard for him"
|Related terms:||hate care_for adore dote lover beloved|
|2.||[ noun ] a strong positive emotion of regard and affection|
"his love for his work" "children need a lot of love"
|Related terms:||hate emotion devotion loyalty lovingness puppy_love amorousness benevolence agape heartstrings ardor worship|
|3.||[ verb ] get pleasure from|
"I love cooking"
|Related terms:||like get_off enjoyment fan|
|4.||[ verb ] be enamored or in love with|
"She loves her husband deeply"
|Related terms:||romance lover beloved|
|5.||[ noun ] any object of warm affection or devotion|
"the theater was her first love" or "he has a passion for cock fighting"
|6.||[ noun ] a beloved person; used as terms of endearment|
|Synonyms:||dear honey loved_one dearest beloved|
|7.||[ noun ] (sexuality) a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction|
"their love left them indifferent to their surroundings" "she was his first love"
|8.||[ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 4133|
|9.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 311|
|10.||[ verb ] (sexuality) have sexual intercourse with|
|Synonyms:||be_intimate sleep_with make_love have_intercourse have_sex get_laid hump bed have_it_away have_it_off fuck screw jazz eff do_it lie_with know have_a_go_at_it bang get_it_on bonk roll_in_the_hay make_out|
"This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm" "Adam knew Eve" (know is archaic) "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
|Related terms:||copulate take fornicate archaism neck bed fuck lover sexual_love|
|11.||[ noun ] (mathematics,sport,tennis) a score of zero in tennis or squash|
"it was 40 love"
|12.||[ noun ] (biology,sexuality) sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people|
|Synonyms:||lovemaking making_love love_life sexual_love|
"his lovemaking disgusted her" "he hadn't had any love in months" "he has a very complicated love life"