Definitions for admireædˈmaɪər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to regard with pleasure or approval, often mixed with wonder.
to regard highly; respect; esteem.
to regard with wonder or surprise.
(v.i.)to feel or express admiration.
Dial. to take pleasure; like or desire:
I would admire to go.
Origin of admire:
1580–90; < L admīrārī=ad-ad - +mīrārī to wonder at, admire
admire, look up to(verb)
feel admiration for
look at with admiration
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to greatly like and respect
admired him for his honesty
To be amazed at.
To regard with wonder and delight.
to look upon with an elevated feeling of pleasure, as something which calls out approbation, esteem, love or reverence;
to estimate or prize highly; as, to admire a person of high moral worth, to admire a landscape.
Origin: From admirer, from admiror, from ad + miror.
to regard with wonder or astonishment; to view with surprise; to marvel at
to regard with wonder and delight; to look upon with an elevated feeling of pleasure, as something which calls out approbation, esteem, love, or reverence; to estimate or prize highly; as, to admire a person of high moral worth, to admire a landscape
to wonder; to marvel; to be affected with surprise; -- sometimes with at
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.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'admire' in Verbs Frequency: #689
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Translations for admire
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to look at with great pleasure and often to express this pleasure
I've just been admiring your new car.
- يَنْظُر بِإعْجَابArabic
- възхищавам сеBulgarian
- admirarPortuguese (BR)
- تحسین کردنFarsi
- לְהִתפַּעֵל, לְהַעֲרִיץHebrew
- प्रशंसा करनाHindi
- diviti seCroatian
- mengagumi, memujiIndonesian
- dá, dást aðIcelandic
- تحسین کردنPersian
- دمېنې، تعجب، شاباسى په نظر كتل.Pashto
- a admiraRomanian
- diviti seSerbian
- beundra, prisaSwedish
- hayran olmak, hayran hayran bakmakTurkish
- 羨慕Chinese (Trad.)
- توصیف کرنا ، مدح کرناUrdu
- ngắm nhìnVietnamese
- 羡慕Chinese (Simp.)
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