HyperDic: loved

English > 1 sense of the word loved:
ADJECTIVEalllovedheld dear
loved > pronunciation
Soundslah'vd
Rhymesbeloved ... unloved: 4 rhymes with ahvd...
English > loved: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHeld dear.
Example"his loved companion of many years"
NarroweradmiredRegarded with admiration
adored, idolized, idolised, worshippedRegarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a god)
beloved, darling, deardearly loved
blue-eyed, fair-haired, white-hairedfavorite
cherished, precious, treasured, wantedCharacterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
favored, favorite, favourite, best-loved, pet, preferred, preferentpreferred above all others and treated with partiality
See alsowanteddesired or wished for or sought
Oppositeunlovednot loved
Spanishadorado, amado, estimado, querido

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