Adore meaning

ə-dôr
To love (someone) deeply and devotedly.
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To worship as divine.
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To like very much.

Adores Broadway musicals.

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To love with one's entire heart and soul; regard with deep respect and affection.

It is obvious to everyone that Gerry adores Heather.

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To love greatly or honor highly; idolize.
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To be very fond of.
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The definition of adore means to worship, honor or to be very fond of.

An example of adore is a mother affectionately looking at and caring for her new baby.

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(informal) To like very much.
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To worship as God or a god.
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Origin of adore

  • Middle English adouren from Old French adourer from Latin adōrāre to pray to ad- ad- ōrāre to pray

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French adorer, from Latin adoro, from ad (“to”) + to speak, to pray.

    From Wiktionary