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
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.
By 9:15 a.m., the elephants are sent into the yard to meet their adoring fans.
Rhett is unpretentiously pop in his approach, and his fans obviously adore him for it.
As a result of his infectiously positive personality, he's gained a myriad of adoring fans from all around the Internet.
For two decades, while Myanmar languished under repressive military rule, U.S. administrations and influential lawmakers adored Suu Kyi.
Will is excited to find his forever family, to have own room and maybe even a pet to adore.
Chloe always described herself as ditzy who Liam adored and would do anything for, including dealing with Chloe’s demands for chocolate.
As the Obama administration walked out the door, tributes from adoring media and entertainment outlets drowned out the accusations of abandonment emanating from erstwhile friends and allies of the United States.
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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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