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English definition


  • 1. a strong positive emotion of regard and affection;

    • "his love for his work"
    • "children need a lot of love"
  • 2. any object of warm affection or devotion;

    • "the theater was her first love" or "he has a passion for cock fighting";
  • 3. a beloved person; used as terms of endearment

  • 4. a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction;

    • "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"
    • "she was his first love"
  • 5. a score of zero in tennis or squash;

    • "it was 40 love"
  • 6. 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"


  • 1. have a great affection or liking for;

    • "I love French food"
    • "She loves her boss and works hard for him"
  • 2. get pleasure from;

    • "I love cooking"
  • 3. be enamored or in love with;

    • "She loves her husband deeply"
  • 4. have sexual intercourse with;

    • "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"
    • "Adam knew Eve"
    • "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

Example sentences

  • They spread a lot of tacky gossip about his love life.

  • She hungered after his love.

  • It's only cupboard love; she wants some sweets!

  • This inspired in them a love for learning.

  • In poetry the rose is often a metaphor for love.

  • I love reading: I have an insatiable appetite for vicarious experience.

  • It's a love, isn't it?

  • By wearing the ring on the third finger of the left hand, a married couple symbolically declares their eternal love for each other.

  • They vowed solemnly never to love anyone else.

  • The prince fell in love with a fair young maiden.

  • He is cynical about love.

  • He would not do the work for love or money.

  • I love the country, but I have less opportunity of seeing it.

  • She spent the day mooning about her lost love.

  • I had fallen in love with the city.

  • They fell in love at first sight.

  • The marriage of them is a pure love match.

  • I love the delightful odour of freshly roasted coffee beans.

  • Love, hatred and grief are emotions.

  • Tom fell in love with John's girlfriend; John hated him.

  • I love to hear the boys pipe up in church.

  • We failed to inculcate students with love of knowledge.

  • Love of money is the root of all evil.

  • Classical music leaves me absolutely cold, but I love rock.

  • He did it ostensibly for love, but really for money.

  • Being in love must have addled your brain.

  • With brutal honesty she told him she did not love him.

  • I'd love to go diving in the Aegean.

  • The obverse of love is hate.

  • It was an incredible display of motherly love and forgiveness.

Phrase collocation

  • for the love of God

    used to express annoyance, surprise, or urgent pleading

    • for the love of God, get me out of here!.

  • for the love of Mike

    (Brit. informal)used to accompany an exasperated request or to express dismay

  • love me, love my dog

    (proverb)if you love someone, you must accept everything about them, even their faults or weaknesses

  • make love

    have sexual intercourse

    (make love to)(dated)pay amorous attention to (someone)

  • not for love or money

    (informal)not for any inducement or in any circumstances

    • they'll not return for love or money.

  • there's no (或little, not much) love lost between

    there is mutual dislike between (two or more people mentioned)

  • for love

    Out of compassion; with no thought for a reward

    • She volunteers at the hospital for love.

  • for love or money

    Under any circumstances. Usually used in negative sentences

    • I would not do that for love or money.

  • for the love of

    For the sake of; in consideration for

    • did it all for the love of praise.

  • no love lost

    No affection; animosity

    • There's no love lost between them.


  • for the love of pete

    • I already did it,for the love of Pete!

Synonym discrimination

  • affection, love, attachment

  • like, love, enjoy, fancy, adore, prefer


Meaning of love

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