Words at Play : Top 10 Most Frequently Searched Words on M-W.com

#3: Love

Definition:

1 : strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties <maternal love for a child>

2 : attraction based on sexual desire

Example:

"Scholars, poets, and just plain folks have pondered the meaning and mystery of love for thousands of years, but every definition seems lacking." – Lee Dye, ABC News, October 27, 2010

Editor's Note:

We're guessing that many people arrive at our site with a question – "what is the meaning of love?" – that actually requires answers beyond a dictionary definition.

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