love noun Meaning in the Cambridge Essential English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of "love" in Essential English Dictionary

love

noun   /lʌv/
B1 [no plural] the feeling of liking someone very much and having sexual feelings for them: a love song
B1 [no plural] the feeling of liking a friend or person in your family very much: Nothing is as strong as the love you have for your kids.
B1 a person that you love and feel attracted to: She was my first love.
something that interests you a lot: his love of books
love; all my love A2 something you write at the end of a letter to a friend or someone in your family: Love, Mum
in love B1 having a strong feeling that you love someone: I’m in love with him. I was 20 when I first fell in love (= started to love someone).
make love to have sex
(Definition of love noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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