Translation of "admire" - English-Spanish dictionary

admire

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

admirar
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

admirar
I admire / him for being so determined.

(Translation of “admire” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

admire

verb /ədˈmaiə/

to look at with great pleasure and often to express this pleasure

admirar
I’ve just been admiring your new car.

to have a very high opinion of (something or someone)

admirar
I admire John’s courage.
admirable /ˈӕdmə-/ adjective

extremely good

admirable
His ability to remain calm is admirable.
admirably /ˈӕdmə-/ adverb

extremely well

admirablemente
He’s admirably suited to the job.
admiration /ӕdmiˈreiʃən/ noun

admiración
They were filled with admiration at the team’s performance.
admirer noun

one who admires (someone or something)

admirador
He is an admirer of Mozart.

a man who is attracted by a particular woman

admirador
She has many admirers.
admiring adjective

admirativo
She received many admiring glances.
admiringly adverb

con admiración
He gazed admiringly at the painting.

(Translation of “admire” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)