HyperDic: love

English > 10 senses of the word love:
NOUNfeelinglovea strong positive emotion of regard and affection
cognitionlove, passionany object of warm affection or devotion
person love, beloved, dear, dearest, honeya beloved person
feelinglove, sexual love, erotic lovea deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction
quantitylovea score of zero in tennis or squash
actlove, sexual love, lovemaking, making love, love lifesexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people
VERBemotionlovehave a great affection or liking for
emotionlove, enjoyget pleasure from
emotionlovebe enamored or in love with
contactlove, sleep together, roll in the hay, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonkhave sexual intercourse with
love > pronunciation
Soundslah'v
Rhymesabove ... truelove: 15 rhymes with ahv...
English > love: 10 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA strong positive emotion of regard and affection.
Examples
  • "his love for his work"
  • "children need a lot of love"
Narroweragape, agape loveselfless love of one person for another without sexual implications / implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)
agape(Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind
amorousness, enamorednessA feeling of love or fondness
ardor, ardourIntense feeling of love
benevolenceDisposition to do good
devotion, devotednessFeelings of ardent love
filial loveThe love of a child for a parent
heartstringsYour deepest feelings of love and compassion
lovingness, caringA loving feeling
loyaltyFeelings of allegiance
puppy love, calf love, crush, infatuationtemporary love / love of an adolescent
worship, adorationA feeling of profound / profound love and admiration
BroaderemotionAny strong feeling
Oppositehate, hatredThe emotion of intense dislike
Spanishamor
Catalanamor
Verbslovehave a great affection or liking for
lovebe enamored or in love with
loveget pleasure from
English > love: 10 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAny object of warm affection or devotion.
Example"the theater was her first love"
Synonympassion
BroaderobjectThe focus of cognitions or feelings
Spanishamor, devoción, pasión
Catalanamor, devoció, passió
Verbslovehave a great affection or liking for
lovebe enamored or in love with
loveget pleasure from
English > love: 10 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA beloved person; used as terms of endearment.
Synonymsbeloved, dear, dearest, honey
BroaderloverA person who loves someone or is loved by someone
Spanishamado, amor, cariño, cielo, corazón, querida, querido, sol
Catalanamor, estimada, estimat, rei, reina, sol
Verbslovehave a great affection or liking for
lovebe enamored or in love with
English > love: 10 senses > noun 4, feeling
MeaningA deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction.
Examples
  • "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"
  • "she was his first love"
Synonymssexual love, erotic love
Broadersexual desire, eros, concupiscence, physical attractionA desire for sexual intimacy
Spanishamor
Catalanamor
Verbslovehave sexual intercourse with
English > love: 10 senses > noun 5, quantity
MeaningA score of zero in tennis or squash.
Example"it was 40 love"
BroaderscoreA number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game / game or contest
Spanishcero, nada
Catalanres, zero
English > love: 10 senses > noun 6, act
Meaningsexual 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"
Synonymssexual love, lovemaking, making love, love life
Broadersexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activityActivities associated with sexual intercourse
Verbslovehave sexual intercourse with
English > love: 10 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningHave a great affection or liking for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "I love French food"
  • "She loves her boss and works hard for him"
Narroweradorelove intensely
care for, cherish, hold dear, treasureBe fond of
doteshower with love
loveBe enamored or in love with
Oppositehate, detestdislike intensely
Spanishamar, hacer el amor, querer
Catalanadorar, amar, estimar, voler
Adjectiveslovable, loveablehaving characteristics / characteristics that attract love or affection
Nounsloveany object of warm affection or devotion
lovea strong positive emotion of regard and affection
lovea beloved person
lovera person who loves someone or is loved by someone
loveran ardent follower and admirer
English > love: 10 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningGet pleasure from.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey love him to write the letter
Example"I love cooking"
Synonymenjoy
Narrowerget offenjoy / enjoy / enjoy in a sexual / sexual way
BroaderlikeFind enjoyable or agreeable
Spanishadorar, disfrutar, encantar, gozar
Catalanadorar, disfrutar, encantar, fruir, gaudir
Nounsloveany object of warm affection or devotion
lovea strong positive emotion of regard and affection
lovera person who loves someone or is loved by someone
loveran ardent follower and admirer
English > love: 10 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningBe enamored or in love with.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot love Sue
Example"She loves her husband deeply"
NarrowerromanceHave a love affair with
BroaderloveHave a great affection or liking for
Spanishamar, querer
Catalanadorar, amar, estimar, voler
Adjectiveslovable, loveablehaving characteristics / characteristics that attract love or affection
Nounsloveany object of warm affection or devotion
lovea strong positive emotion of regard and affection
lovea beloved person
lovera person who loves someone or is loved by someone
English > love: 10 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningHave sexual intercourse with.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymssleep together, roll in the hay, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk
Entailed byconsummatefulfill sexually
seduce, score, makeinduce to have sex
Narrowerfornicatehave sex without being married
take, havehave sex with
Broadercopulate, mate, pair, coupleEngage in sexual intercourse
Similar toneck, make outkiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
Spanishacostarse, cachar, cepillarse, chingar, coger, conocer, copular, culear, encantar, follarse, follar, garchar, hacer el amor, jalar, joder, pichar, saber, tirarse, tirar, vergar
Catalancardar, encantar, fer l'amor, fer un clau, follar, fotre un clau, fotre, saber, tirar-se
Nounslovesexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people
lovea deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction
lovera significant other to whom you are not related by marriage

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