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English definition of “love”

love

verb [T]
 
 
/lʌv/
ROMANCE/SEX A1 to like someone very much and have romantic or sexual feelings for them: Last night he told me he loved me. I've only ever loved one woman.Loving and in love
FRIENDS/FAMILY A1 to like a friend or a person in your family very much: I'm sure he loves his kids.Loving and in love
ENJOY A1 to enjoy something very much or have a strong interest in something: He loves his music. Like any child, Josh loved toys. She loves animals. [+ doing sth] I love eating out.Liking
I'd love to A2 used to say that you would very much like to do something that someone is offering: "I wondered if you'd like to meet up sometime?" "I'd love to."Liking
(Definition of love verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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