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adore

See also: adoré

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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adore (third-person singular simple present adores, present participle adoring, simple past and past participle adored)

  1. To worship.
    • Smollett
      Bishops and priests, [] bearing the host, which he [James] publicly adored.
  2. To love with one's entire heart and soul; regard with deep respect and affection.
    It is obvious to everyone that Gerry adores Heather.
    • Macaulay
      The great mass of the population abhorred Popery and adored Montouth.
  3. To be very fond of.
    • 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 2/5, The Younger Set[1]:
      “I ought to arise and go forth with timbrel and with dances ; but, do you know, I am not inclined to revels ? [] not that I don't adore dinners and gossip and dances ; […]”
  4. (obsolete) To adorn.
    Like to the hore
    Congealed drops, which do the morn adore.
    - Edmund Spenser

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BasqueEdit

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NounEdit

adore

  1. energy
  2. courage

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FrenchEdit

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adore

  1. first-person singular present indicative of adorer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of adorer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of adorer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of adorer
  5. second-person singular imperative of adorer

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GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

adore

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of adorar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of adorar

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

adore

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of adorar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of adorar
  3. first-person singular imperative of adorar
  4. third-person singular imperative of adorar

RomanianEdit

VerbEdit

adore

  1. third-person singular subjunctive form of adora.
  2. third-person plural subjunctive form of adora.

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

adore

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of adorar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of adorar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of adorar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of adorar.