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Definition of the verb admire

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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 previewMaster the Clerical Exams (2010)

by Peterson's

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

Google previewTea Cult Of Japan (2014)

by Fukukita,

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 ...

Google previewFirst Children's Dictionary (2016)

by DK


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, ...

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Quotes about Admire

I respect your religion
And admire its contents.
I admire your wife
And admire her virtues.
Do you want me to go further?
22.02.2007 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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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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