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
Of course, everyone was already aware of how much Harry adores his fans.
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, six years after leaving Brazil’s presidency as a widely popular figure, now faces prison after a criminal conviction as well as vehement opposition from a segment of the population that formerly adored him.
Friends said Jocelyn Goodwin adored her son and was devoted to him.
One answer was obvious on opening night at the Globe: Audiences adore this show.
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.
Kennedy and Kasdan are shepherding a deeply profitable and fan-adored legacy property, while Lord and Miller are known for bringing irreverent concepts to films with familiar characters, like The Lego Movie and 22 Jump Street.
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.
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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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