loved one

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of loved one

: a person one loves and especially a member of one's family
  • Many of her friends and loved ones visited her in the hospital.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. : strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties

  2. : attraction based on sexual desire : affection and tenderness felt by lovers

  3. : affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interests

  1. : to hold dear : cherish

  2. : to feel a lover's passion, devotion, or tenderness for

  3. : caress


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