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Definition of the verb admire
What does admire mean as a doing word?
Admire is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.
verb - inflections: admired | admiring | admires
- feel admiration for
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Predicate] in [Theme] I admired the honesty in him [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme] for [Predicate] I admired him for his honesty [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme] The tourists admired the paintings [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, subject control with -ing] I loved writing [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, possessive with -ing] I loved him writing novels [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, that-complement clause] The children liked that the clown had a red nose
Verbs of Psychological State (with the same syntax): abhor, adore, affirm, applaud, appreciate, bear, believe, bewail, cherish, deify, deplore, disbelieve, distrust, dread, envy, esteem, exalt, execrate, fancy, favor, grudge, idolize, lament, loathe, miss, mourn, pity, prefer, prize, reaffirm, relish, resent, respect, revere, rue, savor, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, treasure, trust, value, venerate, worship.
- lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
- synonym of admire: look up to
- antonym of admire: look down on
- more generic words: esteem / prise / prize / respect / value = regard highly
- more specific word: envy = feel envious towards
- look at with admiration
Alternative definition of the verb admire
- [obsolete, transitive] To be amazed at.
- [transitive] To regard with wonder and delight.
- [transitive] to look upon with an elevated feeling of pleasure, as something which calls out approbation, esteem, love or reverence;
- [transitive] to estimate or prize highly; as, to admire a person of high moral worth, to admire a landscape.
- Admire is a city in Lyon County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 156. It is part of the Emporia Micropolitan Statistical Area.
- Admire a.k.a. Admire, Pennsylvania: Admire is an unincorporated community in York County, Pennsylvania, United States.
- read more about Admire, Pennsylvania
Admire is a website.
- official website: stateofillinois.us/people/Admire
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Master the Clerical Exams (2010)
ADMIRE means to regard somebody or 25. 26. 27. 28. 29.
Tea Cult Of Japan (2014)
The next thing to admire is the tiny incenseholder, which the guests findonaside shelf. Whenthe contentsare emptied into the hearth inhonor ofthe guests, the leader will ask thehost forthe privilege of examining it. In winter the bare ground in a ...
First Children's Dictionary (2016)
by Louisa Pansegrouw
adequately happy 15 admire excessively serviceable, sufficient, suitable, tolerable adequately happy content, pleased adequate resources sufficiency adhere attach, cement, cleave, cling, fasten, fix, glue, hold, maintain, obey, observe, stay, ...
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Scrabble value of A1D2M3I1R1E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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