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hates

verb
present tense third-person singular of hate

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to dislike strongly
  • she hates her job, she hates her friends, and she hates her life!

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hates

noun
plural of hate

Synonyms & Antonyms of hates (Entry 2 of 2)

something or someone that is hated
  • the Alaska pipeline is a pet hate of environmentalists

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“Hates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hates. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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