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Definition of the verb loathe

What does loathe mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: loathed | loathing | loathes

  1. find repugnant

Alternative definition of the verb loathe


  1. To hate, detest, revile.


Loathe is a musical group.

  • albums: "Abort/Retry/Fail", "Up Close And Personal"

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Google previewImprove your Word Power (101-)

by Subhash Jain

Words: loathe Definitions & Examples: Loathe is a verb meaning "to detest or dislike greatly": Janice loathes animal cruelty. Words: loath Definitions & Examples: Loath is an adjective meaning "reluctant, unwilling": Lance was loath to ask for ...

Google previewThe Broadview Guide to Writing - Fifth Edition (2010)

by Doug Babington, Don LePan, Maureen Okun, Victoria Anderson

loath /loathe: Loath is the adjective; loathe is the verb. Part-of-speech Conversions | 195.

Google previewASVAB AFQT For Dummies (2009)

by Rod Powers

Loath is an adjective meaning unwilling, whereas loathe is a verb meaning to dislike intensely. . (B) Litigious is an adjective that means argumentative. . (A) Reciprocity is a noun that means repayment. . (A) Reassure is used as a verb.

Google previewDictionary of English Spelling (2005)

by Martin H. Manser

Loathe is a verb meaning 'to detest; to hate very much';: ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of the World (1992)

Loathe, loathe, v. a. (A.S.J To feel disgust at any thing ; properly, to have an extreme aversion of the appetite to food or drink ; to hate : to dislike greatly; to abhor. — v. n. To create disgust. — Obsolete as a neuter verb. Loath kr, hath -er. s.

Google previewESPN Southeastern Conference Football Encyclopedia (2009)

The Complete History by Michael MacCambridge

And the Tennessee did loathe utterly the Alabama, which Ioathed. which lacked a Southeastern Conference university but held a raucous annual October Saturday featuring animated Georgians and animated Floridians and animated ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

loathe stated that defendant . . . with force and arms assaulted, debauched, and carnally knew . . . the daughter and servant of the plaintiff.” Margaret Davies v. Williams, [1847] 116 E.R. 275 (Q.B.). The tendency toward translating unassimilated ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

loathe plead not guilty these presents true bill under pain of unwritten law with force and arms plaider de rien culpable (L.F.) hac praesentes lit- terae (L.) billa vera (L.) sous pein de (L.F.) sub poena (L.) lex non scripta (L.) vi et armis (L.) ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style (2000)

by Bryan A. Garner

loathe; loath; loth. Loathe is the verb meaning "to abhor, detest." Loath (with its needless variant loth) is an ...

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Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loathe them. (Edgar Allan Poe)
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Scrabble value of L1O1A1T1H4E1

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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