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
Synonyms: enjoy

"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
Synonyms: passion

"the theater was her first love" or "he has a passion for cock fighting"

Related terms: object
6. [ noun ] a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
Synonyms: dear honey loved_one dearest beloved
Related terms: lover
7. [ noun ] (sexuality) a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction

"their love left them indifferent to their surroundings" "she was his first love"

Related terms: sexual_desire
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"

Related terms: score
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"

Related terms: sexual_activity
Similar spelling:   lope