admire, look up to(verb)
feel admiration for
look at with admiration
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ad-mīr′, v.t. to have a high opinion of: to love.—v.i. (arch.) to be affected with wonder at.—adj. Ad′mirable, worthy of being admired.—n. Ad′mirableness.—adv. Ad′mirably.—ns. Admir′ance (Spens.), admiration; Admirā′tion, the act of admiring: wonder, together with esteem, love, or veneration: (B., Shak., and Milton) astonishment.—adj. Ad′mirative.—n. Admīr′er, one who admires: a lover.—adv. Admīr′ingly. [Fr. admirer—L. ad, at, mirāri, to wonder.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'admire' in Verbs Frequency: #689
The numerical value of admire in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of admire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
On the Earth, you admire the Moon; on the Moon, you admire the Earth!
We always like those who admire us we do not always like those whom we admire.
We always like those who admire us; we do not always like those whom we admire.
Un sot trouve toujours un plus sot qui l'admire. (A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.)
Do not admire the warriors; do not admire the fighters; condemn the fist! Get rid of this low culture of wildness! Admire the nonviolent; applaud the peaceful; despise the brute force!
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- любувам се, възхищавам сеBulgarian
- admirarCatalan, Valencian
- bewundern, verehren, hochschätzenGerman
- حظ کردنPersian
- की प्रHindi
- whakamīharo, miharo, whakamihaMāori
- bewonderen, aanbiddenDutch
- восхищаться, восторгатьсяRussian
- hayran olmakTurkish
- khâm phụcVietnamese
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