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Hate appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • To video hate, my baby met a hoe divot.
  • To get a helipad, I hid a pile hate got.
  • Rae, droopy rots I hate get a history, poor dear.
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Hate is sometimes a misspelling of hates.

The word hate is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun hate

What does hate mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: hates

  1. the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action

Alternative definition of the noun hate


  1. An object of hatred.
  2. See Hatred.

Definition of the verb hate

What does hate mean as a doing word?

Hate is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.View more statistics!

verb - inflections: hated | hating | hates

  1. dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
    • examples: I hate Mexican food | Sam cannot hate Sue | Sam and Sue hate the movie
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample 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, subject control with infinitive]I loved to write
      [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): despise, detest, disdain, dislike, enjoy, fear, like, love, regret.

    • lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
    • synonym of hate: detest
    • antonym of hate: love
    • more generic word: dislike = have or feel a dislike or distaste for
    • more specific words:


Hate is a Polish death metal band from Warsaw, Poland, formed in 1990. Their most recent album, Solarflesh, was released in February 2013, under Napalm Records.


Who is Hate?

Hate is a member of the musical group Violadores del Verso.


  1. "Hate" is an album by The Delgados which was first released in the United Kingdom on the Mantra label and later in the United States with two bonus tracks. The album drew generally positive reviews, and has been compared to such other works as The Flaming Lips' The Soft Bulletin. The lyrics are emphatic, with strings and lots of reverb producing a somewhat drawn and pained sound; however, the album often leans towards more uplifting chords as well.
    • genre: Indie rock
    • released on (13 years ago)
  2. "Hate" is the second album by Australian deathcore band Thy Art Is Murder. The album was released on October 19, 2012 through Halfcut Records, but was reissued on April 5, 2013 through Nuclear Blast Records after the band signed to the label. The album debuted at no. 35 on the ARIA Charts, making Thy Art Is Murder the first extreme metal band ever to break the top 40. The album also reached no. 1 on AIR and both no. 2 and no. 4 respectively on the USA and Canadian iTunes metal charts on its week of release, peaking at 31 on the Top Heatseekers chart. On March 31, 2013, Metal Hammer began streaming the album in full in anticipation of the Nuclear Blast re-release.
  3. "Hate" is the Third studio album by Brazilian extreme metal band Sarcófago, released in 1994 through Cogumelo Records. It has a more stripped-down approach than their previous record, The Laws of Scourge.
  4. "Hate" is a musical album of Bassi Maestro.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  5. "Hate" is the first EP of a trilogy to be released by American rock band Hawthorne Heights, released through the band's own record label, Cardboard Empire. Hate was released for digital download on August 23, 2011. It is also the first release by the band to contain a title track.
  6. "Hate" a.k.a. "Hate!" is a composition.
  7. "Hate" is a musical album of Sinister.
  8. "Hate" a.k.a. "Hate!" is a musical EP of DJ Paul vs. DJ Panic, Dennis Copier, DJ Paul Elstak.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  9. "Hate" is a composition.


  1. "Hate" is a science fiction short story by Arthur C. Clarke first published in 1961 and subsequently included in several collections of Clarke's writings, including The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke. The story originated when movie producer William MacQuitty asked Clarke to write a film treatment titled The Sea and the Stars. Nothing came of the project so Clarke transformed the treatment into a short story. If magazine retitled it "At the End of Orbit" for publication but Clarke preferred his original title because it has "more punch" and it is under that title that the story has since been published.
    • language: English Language
    • released in (54 years ago)
  2. "Hate" is a book by Peter Bagge.


  1. "Hate" a.k.a. "La Haine" is a 1995 French black-and-white drama/suspense film written, co-edited, and directed by Mathieu Kassovitz. It is commonly released under its French title in the English-speaking world, although its U.S. VHS release was entitled Hate. It is about three young friends and their struggle to live in the banlieues of Paris. The title derives from a line spoken by one of them, Hubert: "La haine attire la haine !", "hatred breeds hatred.
  2. "Hate" is a 2012 short film directed by Sami Van Ingen.


"HATE" a.k.a. "H.A.T.E.: Hostile All-Terrain Encounter" is an isometric scrolling shoot 'em up similar to Sega's Zaxxon, developed by Vortex Software and released in 1989 for Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amiga and Atari ST.


Hate is a record label.


  1. Hate and aggro are a mechanism used in many MMORPGs, as well as in some RPGs, by which mobs prioritize which characters to attack. The player who generates the most hate on a mob will be preferentially attacked by that mob. The act of initiating such situation is called "getting aggro.
  2. Hate is a comic book by writer-artist Peter Bagge. First published by Fantagraphics in 1990 it ran for 30 issues, and was one of the best-selling alternative comics of the 1990s, at its height selling 30,000 copies an issue. In 2000 Bagge revived the series in Hate Annual, a yearly comic which continues the story after Hate in short stories, in addition to Bagge's writings on Libertarianism and culture and topical cartoons.
  3. Hate a.k.a. Ninzo Language: Ninzo is a Plateau language of Nigeria.

Phrases with Hate

Phrases starting with the word Hate:

  1. Hate-Sex
  2. hate mail
  3. Hate crime
  4. Hate figure
  5. Hate speech
  6. Hate Somebody's Guts

Phrases ending with the word Hate:

  1. Pet Hate
  2. Love-Hate

Other phrase containing the word Hate:

  1. I Hate You

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hate

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Gangs (2008)

by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton

HATE GROUPS. A hate group is an organized movement or group that centers its activity on hostility or violence toward individuals of a particular race, ethnic group, religious affiliation, disability, or sexual orientation. Hate groups like the Ku ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

by Henry Kellerman

HATE A compound emotion consisting of a combination of anger and disgust. In psychoanalytic thinking Freud considered hate to be derived from the death instinct. Hate is also inextricably tied to ego, insofar as assault to the ego—as in ...

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Usage statistics about hate

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Usage statistics for the verb hate:

conversational speech84.62%task-oriented speech15.38%

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Quotes about Hate

I hate Him
I hate what He did
I hate what He wants
I hate all my scars
I hate all the memories
I hate everything about Him
He took my life
He changed who i was
He gave me a scar
and took my voice
Hate Him (Audrey Marie Kay)
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Scrabble value of H4A1T1E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of HATE

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