What does admire mean?

Definitions for admireædˈmaɪər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word admire.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. admire, look up to(verb)

    feel admiration for

  2. admire(verb)

    look at with admiration

Wiktionary

  1. admire(Verb)

    To be amazed at.

  2. admire(Verb)

    To regard with wonder and delight.

  3. admire(Verb)

    to look upon with an elevated feeling of pleasure, as something which calls out approbation, esteem, love or reverence;

  4. admire(Verb)

    to estimate or prize highly; as, to admire a person of high moral worth, to admire a landscape.

  5. Origin: From admirer, from admiror, from ad + miror.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Admire(verb)

    to regard with wonder or astonishment; to view with surprise; to marvel at

  2. Admire(verb)

    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

  3. Admire(verb)

    to wonder; to marvel; to be affected with surprise; -- sometimes with at

Freebase

  1. Admire

    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

  1. Admire

    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

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'admire' in Verbs Frequency: #689

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of admire in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of admire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    On the Earth, you admire the Moon; on the Moon, you admire the Earth!

  2. Francois de La Rochefoucauld:

    We always like those who admire us we do not always like those whom we admire.

  3. Francois de La Rochefoucauld:

    We always like those who admire us; we do not always like those whom we admire.

  4. Nicolas Boileau:

    Un sot trouve toujours un plus sot qui l'admire. (A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.)

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    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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