Definition of 'adore'

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So did the enforced exile, the separation from his family, and the impossibility of seeing the mother he adored. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's something I love and adore. The Sun (2016)She also realises how much she adores and still wants her mother. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He needs to be adored and loved. The Sun (2015)Critics adored them as much as the millions who bought them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His mother adored reading and gave him his love of books. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His adored mother had not taken his admitted preference for men very well. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He lost my mother whom he adored when she was still young. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His advisers mounted a campaign to portray him as the loving father of two adored sons who had lost their mother. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How much do we adore him? Times, Sunday Times (2016)We adore a juicy love triangle. The Sun (2012)There's something poignant about two guys who adore each other. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Lots of celebrities tell him how much they adore him, apparently. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Scout's slightly condescending love becomes adoring pride. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was a much adored member of our close-knit family. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Mummy loved singing and adored Romantic poetry. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Much as she adores her husband, there must be times when she feels utterly stifled and trapped. The Sun (2013)Either way, he still carefully surrounds himself with people who adore and worship him and won't answer back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'adore'

British English: adore /əˈdɔː/ VERB
If you adore someone, you love and admire them.
She adored her parents and would do anything to please them.
  • American English: adore
  • Arabic: يَعْشَقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: adorar
  • Chinese: 崇拜
  • Croatian: obožavati
  • Czech: zbožňovat
  • Danish: beundre
  • Dutch: aanbidden
  • European Spanish: adorar
  • Finnish: ihannoida
  • French: adorer
  • German: verehren
  • Greek: λατρεύω
  • Italian: adorare
  • Japanese: あこがれる
  • Korean: 흠모하다
  • Norwegian: tilbe
  • Polish: uwielbiać
  • European Portuguese: adorar
  • Romanian: a adora
  • Russian: обожать
  • Spanish: adorar
  • Swedish: beundra
  • Thai: บูชา
  • Turkish: hayranlık duymak
  • Ukrainian: обожнювати
  • Vietnamese: yêu tha thiết


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