Definitions for EROSˈɪər ɒs, ˈɛr ɒs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
E•rosˈɪər ɒs, ˈɛr ɒs(n.)
the ancient Greek god of carnal love.
(sometimes l.c.) physical love; sexual desire.
Psychoanal. the libido. instincts for self-preservation collectively.
(Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid
sexual desire, eros, concupiscence, physical attraction(noun)
a desire for sexual intimacy
A winged figure of a child representing love and/or its power
Physical love; sexual desire
a type of love that seeks fulfillment without violation or something else
collective instincts for self-preservation; life drive
The god of love and sexual desire; son of either Erebus and Nyx or Aphrodite and Ares.
love; the god of love; -- by earlier writers represented as one of the first and creative gods, by later writers as the son of Aphrodite, equivalent to the Latin god Cupid
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the Greek god of love, the son of Aphrodité, and the youngest of the gods, though he figures in the cosmogony as one of the oldest of the gods, and as the uniting power in the life of the gods and the life of the universe, was represented at last as a wanton boy from whose wiles neither gods nor men were safe.
Translations for EROS
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
firm, sound, or powerful, and therefore not easily broken, destroyed, attacked, defeated, resisted, or affected by weariness, illness etc
strong furniture; a strong castle; a strong wind; She's a strong swimmer; He has a very strong will/personality; He has never been very strong (= healthy); He is not strong enough to lift that heavy table.
- fortePortuguese (BR)
- silný, mocný, zdatnýCzech
- solid; stærkDanish
- γερός, δυνατόςGreek
- tugev, kindelEstonian
- प्रभावशाली, शक्तिशाली, तेजस्वी, समर्थHindi
- snažan, moćanCroatian
- stiprus, tvirtasLithuanian
- stiprs; spēcīgsLatvian
- sterk, robust, kraftigNorwegian
- silny, mocnyPolish
- puternic, plin de forţăRomanian
- прочный; сильный; крепкий; здоровыйRussian
- silný, odolný, zdatnýSlovak
- kuvvetli, sağlam, dayanıklıTurkish
- 牢固的，堅強的，強壯的Chinese (Trad.)
- сильний; здоровийUkrainian
- bền , vững, chắc chắn, kiên cốVietnamese
- 牢固的，坚强的，强壮的Chinese (Simp.)
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