Definitions of love

  1. To be in love; to be tenderly attached.
  2. To regard with strong affection; feel devotion towards; delight in.
  3. To be fond of: to regard with affection: to delight in with exclusive affection: to regard with benevolence.
  4. To be fond of; feel affection for.
  5. To regard with affection; delight in.
  6. To have the feeling of love; to be in love.
  7. have a great affection or liking for; " I love French food"; " She loves her boss and works hard for him"
  8. be enamored or in love with; " She loves her husband deeply"
  9. To feel tender or passionate affection.
  10. To like; to be pleased with; to regard with affection; to be in love with.
  11. 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.
  12. a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; " their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; " she was his first love"
  13. a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; " his love for his work"; " children need a lot of love"
  14. a score of zero in tennis or squash; " it was 40 love"
  15. 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.
  16. Especially, devoted attachment to, or tender or passionate affection for, one of the opposite sex.
  17. Due gratitude and reverence to God.
  18. Cupid, the god of love; sometimes, Venus.
  19. A thin silk stuff.
  20. A climbing species of Clematis ( C. Vitalba).
  21. 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.
  22. To regard with passionate and devoted affection, as that of one sex for the other.
  23. 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.
  24. Courtship; - chiefly in the phrase to make love, i. e., to court, to woo, to solicit union in marriage.
  25. Affection; kind feeling; friendship; strong liking or desire; fondness; good will; - opposed to hate; often with of and an object.
  26. The object of affection; - often employed in endearing address.
  27. Nothing; no points scored on one side; - used in counting score at tennis, etc.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. Fondness; affection; the object of affection.
  31. Devoted affection; tender feeling; fondness; courtship.
  32. One who is beloved.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.