Definition of adore
1 : to worship or honor as a deity or as divine
2 : to regard with loving admiration and devotion He adored his wife.
3 : to be very fond of adores pecan pie
Examples of adore in a Sentence
He's a good doctor. All his patients adore him.
They adored shopping in all the boutiques.
Recent Examples of adore from the Web
In the field, on the front lines, the men adored the women.
Here was a guy who went out on stage every night and performed, wizardlike, in front of thousands of adoring fans.
We’re given a flash forward to Tupac onstage in front of adoring fans, then a prison interview that serves to guide us through his childhood and early career.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — One of the U.S. Capitol Police officers injured while defending members of Congress during a shooting at a baseball field is a gregarious gym-goer and hard worker who adores his mother, his friends say.
Sprawled on the floor was Jacob, the boy Ava adored.
But American troops adore the hardy, rugged, difficult-to-kill A-10.
Adjacent doors opened onto a garden terrace, its trees adored with crystal ropes.
Sitting south of the River Thames, the bustling London Bridge area is popular with tourists and locals who adore its nooks and crannies, its restaurants and pubs, its elegant riverside walk.
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Synonym Discussion of adore
ADORE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of adore for English Language Learners
: to love or admire (someone) very much
: to like or desire (something) very much : to take great pleasure in (something)
ADORE Defined for Kids
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