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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

  1. feel admiration for
  2. look at with admiration
    • example: Sam cannot admire Sue
    • lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
    • more generic word: look = perceive with attention

Alternative definition of the verb admire


  1. [obsolete, transitive] To be amazed at.
  2. [transitive] To regard with wonder and delight.
  3. [transitive] to look upon with an elevated feeling of pleasure, as something which calls out approbation, esteem, love or reverence;
  4. [transitive] to estimate or prize highly; as, to admire a person of high moral worth, to admire a landscape.


  1. 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.
  2. Admire a.k.a. Admire, Pennsylvania: Admire is an unincorporated community in York County, Pennsylvania, United States.


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Google previewMARCO POLO Travel Guide Venice (2012)

by Walter M. Weiss

The first thing you will admire is the geometrical austerity ofthe dazzling white façade that is reminiscent ofan ancienttemple before entering the no-less- impressive triple nave church with its gigantic paintings by Tintoretto. The panorama from ...

Google previewMaster the Clerical Exams (2010)

by Peterson's

ADMIRE means to regard somebody or 25. 26. 27. 28. 29.

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

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, ...

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of English For Everyday Use (2000)

by Arjuna Hulugalle

admire v. 1. regard with pleasure, wonder and approval: The tourists admire the beautiful carvings in the ancient temple. 2. express ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

To ADMIRE, n. a. \_admiro, Lat. admirer. Ir.] k. To regard with wonder : generally in a good sense. — 'Tis here that knowledge wonders, and there is an admiration that is not the daughter of ignorance. This indeed stupidly gazeth at the ...

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The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent and is modest about it. (James Agate)
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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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