Translation of "admire" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /ədˈmaɪər/ 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

~に敬服する, ~を称賛する, ~を尊敬する
I admire / him for being so determined.

(Translation of “admire” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)