Definition of 'admire'
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The couple stopped to admire the animals and his wife got stuck between two heading in different directions. The Sun (2016)But there were also a lot of women who wrote to her saying how much they admired her. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An opportunity to work with people you like and admire opens up for you and obstacles to your success seem to disappear. The Sun (2017)Who else's look does he admire? Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is much to admire about the modern Liverpool. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's also time to view and admire potential hedge acquisitions for your garden ready for autumn and winter planting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We stopped to admire the calligraphy on flat tablets on the floor, barely accompanied by any other visitors at all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are many public figures you can respect or admire or wouldn't mind having a beer with despite rejecting their views. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Goodison Park crowd admires and respects graft more than glamour and that has been obvious this season. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the same time, I admire their dedication. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People remembering those they admired or loved looked so sad. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There was so much to admire about her. The Sun (2010)We may have admired at times his boundless energy but it so often seemed misplaced and misused. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We should admire and respect their amazing courage and dedication. The Sun (2010)While away the hours admiring the valley views from the pool. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But she clearly still likes to be admired. The Sun (2013)But the more forward looking were admiring. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is much to admire in these two volumes. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)There is a lot of time to admire the hanging baskets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Everyone respects and admires the sacrifices you are making. The Sun (2012)The top lawn is dotted with decorative pavilions where they can eat supper and admire the view. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And there is much to like and admire about our opponent. The Sun (2008)Ordinarily there is much to admire in this way of arranging the world. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)But that gave them a reason to be respected and admired. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sit out on the deck and admire the views while you tuck in. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My style of rowing is very much admired now. Three Men in a Boat (1889)Tourists stopped to admire the couple's rare outing. The Sun (2006)Well, we can at least look on and admire? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The former did not admire this time lost in singing psalms to him, as he said. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet he has become one of crime fiction's most admired and liked characters. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Everyone stopped and admired it when it was in full flow; it was hard not to. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But though many take time to admire, few know what it is. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'admire'
British English: admire /ədˈmaɪə/ VERB
If you admire someone or something, you like and respect them.
All those who knew him will admire him for his work.
- American English: admire
- Arabic: يُعْجَبُ بِـ
- Brazilian Portuguese: admirar
- Chinese: 羡慕
- Croatian: diviti se
- Czech: obdivovat
- Danish: beundre
- Dutch: bewonderen
- European Spanish: admirar
- Finnish: ihailla
- French: admirer
- German: bewundern
- Greek: θαυμάζω
- Italian: ammirare
- Japanese: 感心する
- Korean: 칭찬하다
- Norwegian: beundre
- Polish: podziwiać
- European Portuguese: admirar
- Romanian: a admira
- Russian: восхищаться
- Spanish: admirar
- Swedish: beundra
- Thai: ชื่นชม
- Turkish: hayranlık duymak
- Ukrainian: захоплюватись
- Vietnamese: ngưỡng mộ
Definition of admire from the Collins English Dictionary
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