Definitions for hateheɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
hate*heɪt(v.; n.)hat•ed, hat•ing
(v.t.)to dislike intensely or passionately; feel extreme aversion for or extreme hostility toward; detest.
to be unwilling; dislike:
I hate to accept it.
(v.i.)to feel hatred.
(n.)intense dislike; extreme aversion or hostility.
the object of extreme aversion or hostility.
* Syn: hate , abhor , detest imply feeling intense dislike or aversion toward something. hate , the simple and general word, suggests passionate dislike and a feeling of enmity: to hate autocracy.abhor expresses a deep-rooted horror and a sense of repugnance or complete rejection: to abhor cruelty.detest implies intense, even vehement, dislike and antipathy, besides a sense of disdain: to detest a combination of ignorance and arrogance.
Origin of hate:
bef. 900; ME hat(i)en, OE hatian (v.), c. OS haton, OHG hazzōn, ON hata, Go hatan
the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
"I hate Mexican food"; "She detests politicians"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to dislike very much
His employees hated him.; She hates going to the dentist.
sb does not like sth to happen
I hate it when people are late.
used to apologize for interrupting or asking for sth
I hate to bother you, but could we talk for a moment?
hate-filled emails; the hate in their eyes.
to have a great aversion to, with a strong desire that evil should befall the person toward whom the feeling is directed; to dislike intensely; to detest; as, to hate one's enemies; to hate hypocrisy
to be very unwilling; followed by an infinitive, or a substantive clause with that; as, to hate to get into debt; to hate that anything should be wasted
to love less, relatively
strong aversion coupled with desire that evil should befall the person toward whom the feeling is directed; as exercised toward things, intense dislike; hatred; detestation; -- opposed to love
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. The shoal on which our bark is stranded. 2. A habit.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An enduring attitude or sentiment toward persons or objects manifested by anger, aversion and desire for the misfortune of others.
Translations for hate
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a look of hate.
- haat, afkeerAfrikaans
- كَراهِيَه، كُرْهArabic
- ódioPortuguese (BR)
- der HaßGerman
- odio, hincha (familiar)Spanish
- 강한 혐오Korean
- hat, avskyNorwegian
- كركه ، نفرتPashto
- hat, avskySwedish
- 厭惡，憎恨Chinese (Trad.)
- سخت ناپسندیدگیUrdu
- sự căm thùVietnamese
- 憎恨，厌恶Chinese (Simp.)
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