adore Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “adore” in the English Dictionary

"adore" in British English

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adoreverb [T not continuous]

uk   /əˈdɔːr/  us   /-ˈdɔːr/

adore verb [T not continuous] (LOVE)

to ​love someone very much, ​especially in a way that ​shows a lot of ​admiration or ​respect, or to like something very much: She has one ​son and she adores him. I absolutely adore ​chocolate. [+ -ing verb] Don't you just adore lying in a ​hotbath?

adore verb [T not continuous] (RELIGION)

formal to ​worship: Let us adore ​God for all his ​works.
(Definition of adore from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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adoreverb [T]

 us   /əˈdɔr, əˈdoʊr/
to ​love and ​respect someone very much, or to like something very much: Both ​girls adored ​theirfather. I adore those ​shoes!
noun [U]  us   /ˌæd·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
His adoration of his ​wife is ​obvious.
(Definition of adore from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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