Bedeutung von “admire” im Essential American English Dictionary

admire

verb us /ədˈmɑɪər/ present participle admiring, past tense and past participle admired

B1 to look at something or someone and think that he, she, or it is attractive:

I was just admiring your shirt.

to like something or to like and respect someone for the good qualities that he, she, or it has:

I admire / him for being so determined.

(Definition von “admire” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)