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Definitions of love

  1.   To have the feeling of love; to be in love.
  2.   Especially, devoted attachment to, or tender or passionate affection for, one of the opposite sex.
  3.   An affectionate doveted attachment, especially that passionate all- absorbing form of it when the object is one of the opposite sex; courtship; benevolence; the object beloved; a word of endearment; the god of love.
  4.   To take delight or pleasure in; to have a strong liking or desire for, or interest in; to be pleased with; to like; as, to love books; to love adventures.
  5.   To regard with strong affection; feel devotion towards; delight in.
  6.   have sexual intercourse with; " This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; " Adam knew Eve" ( know is archaic); " Were you ever intimate with this man?"
  7.   Fondness: an affection of the mind caused by that which delights: pre- eminent kindness: benevolence: reverential regard: devoted attachment to one of the opposite sex: the object of affection: the god of love, Cupid: nothing, in billiards and some other games.
  8.   A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; preeminent kindness or devotion to another; affection; tenderness; as, the love of brothers and sisters.
  9.   a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; " his love for his work"; " children need a lot of love"
  10.   a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; " their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; " she was his first love"
  11.   Cupid, the god of love; sometimes, Venus.
  12.   The object of affection; - often employed in endearing address.
  13.   To regard with affection; delight in.
  14.   To be in love; have strong affection.
  15.   any object of warm affection or devotion; " the theater was her first love" or " he has a passion for cock fighting";
  16.   To like; to be pleased with; to regard with affection; to be in love with.
  17.   a score of zero in tennis or squash; " it was 40 love"
  18.   Lovingly.
  19.   To feel tender or passionate affection.
  20.   To be fond of; feel affection for.
  21.   get pleasure from; " I love cooking"
  22.   have a great affection or liking for; " I love French food"; " She loves her boss and works hard for him"
  23.   One who is beloved.
  24.   A strong feeling of affection; fond and tender attachment; passionate devotion to one of the opposite sex; state of feeling kindly toward others and of desiring the welfare of all; as, in love and charity for all men; the term used for zero in scoring at tennis.
  25.   Courtship; - chiefly in the phrase to make love, i. e., to court, to woo, to solicit union in marriage.
  26.   sexual activities ( often including sexual intercourse) between two people; " his lovemaking disgusted her"; " he hadn't had any love in months"; " he has a very complicated love life"
  27.   Affection; in psychiatry commonly refers to pleasure, particularly as it applies to gratifying experiences between members of the opposite sex.
  28.   A thin silk stuff.
  29.   Due gratitude and reverence to God.
  30.   Fondness; affection; the object of affection.
  31.   To be in love; to be tenderly attached.
  32.   have sexual intercourse with; " This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; " Adam knew Eve"; " Were you ever intimate with this man?"
  33.   To delight or take pleasure in an object; to regard with strong and tender affection, as that of one sex for the other; to regard with parental tenderness; to regard with goodwill or benevolence; to be pleased with; to like.
  34.   To regard with passionate and devoted affection, as that of one sex for the other.
  35.   Nothing; no points scored on one side; - used in counting score at tennis, etc.
  36.   be enamored or in love with; " She loves her husband deeply"
  37.   LOVINGNESS.
  38.   Devoted affection; tender feeling; fondness; courtship.
  39.   To have a feeling of love for; to regard with affection or good will; as, to love one's children and friends; to love one's country; to love one's God.
  40.   A climbing species of Clematis ( C. Vitalba).
  41.   Affection; kind feeling; friendship; strong liking or desire; fondness; good will; - opposed to hate; often with of and an object.
  42.   a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
  43.   To be fond of: to regard with affection: to delight in with exclusive affection: to regard with benevolence.
  44.   An affection of the mind excited by qualities in an object which are capable of communicating pleasure; the passion of the sexes; courtship; the object beloved; goodwill; benevolence; strong liking or inclination; fondness; tenderness or regard; poetical personification; dutiful reverence to God.

Quotes of love

  1. Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity. – Honore de Balzac
  2. Acting is something I love to do. I love to perform and I love the art, the craft of it. – Jill Bennett
  3. I am a hopeless romantic and I love to spoil my girlfriends. – Orlando Bloom
  4. The secret of art is love – Antoine Bourdelle
  5. I play guitar and I love the Beatles and melodic music. – Stephen Dorff
  6. Artists in each of the arts seek after and care for nothing but love – Marsilio Ficino
  7. I feel like I've reached an age where I can relax a little bit with the knowledge of what I've been through, take all that experience and use it. I love the challenge of trying to get back to where I've been, and beyond it. – Cathy Freeman
  8. My wife and I love to read. We're going to have to move out to make room for the books! And we have our dogs. – Gale Gordon
  9. I take photographs with love so I try to make them art objects. But I make them for myself first and foremost- that is important. – Jacques-Henri Lartigue
  10. I love the description of Gothic churches before the printed word, that they were the bibles of the poor. – John McGahern
  11. We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection. – Jean Paul
  12. Like everybody who is not in love he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages. – Marcel Proust
  13. I would love to write the story of my upbringing in Ireland. – Fiona Shaw
  14. When it comes to making love I may not be the best, but I'm damn gouda. – Ryan Stiles
  15. It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self -love. – Voltaire

Usage examples for love

  1. And you love me? ” – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  2. But I would love you, always- always. ” – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  3. He will never love me!" ” – John Marchmont's Legacy, Volume I (of 3) by Mary E. Braddon
  4. Don't you love it, Mrs. Schuyler? ” – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  5. You know I love you, dear! ” – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  6. Oh, I love love love you!" ” – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  7. “ I don't know that I love any one. ” – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  8. But I will go and help the woman I love – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  9. Did you- did you- really- love him? ” – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  10. Out of what, then, if not out of love – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  11. Oh, I didn't know what love was like then. ” – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose
  12. She love him much. ” – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  13. You do love me, Bonnie? ” – The Colonists by Raymond F. Jones
  14. “ To see her is to love her. ” – The Lonely House by Adolph Streckfuss
  15. It was a humane work and a labour of love – From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography by George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
  16. And I can love love love – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  17. See what, my love – His Family by Ernest Poole
  18. “ I never made love to you. ” – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  19. Answer me: Do you love him? ” – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne
  20. There is no one there to love me now." ” – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald

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