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"
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
Origin: [OE. hate, hete, AS. hete; akin to D. haat, G. hass, Icel. hatr, SW. hat, Dan. had, Goth. hatis. Cf. Hate, v.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hāt, v.t. to dislike intensely: to dislike: to despise relatively to something else.—n. extreme dislike: hatred.—adjs. Hate′able, deserving to be hated; Hate′ful, exciting hate: odious: detestable: feeling or manifesting hate.—adv. Hate′fully.—ns. Hate′fulness; Hat′er; Hat′red, extreme dislike: enmity: malignity. [A.S. hete, hate, hatian, to hate; Ger. hasz.]
Haet, hāt, n. (Scot.) a whit.
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.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'hate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4328
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'hate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1130
Rank popularity for the word 'hate' in Verbs Frequency: #404
The numerical value of hate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of hate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You're the one I love to love, hate to hate, love to hate and hate to love.
I hate television. I hate it as much as I hate peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts.
Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
It smelled like sh--, it smelled like sweet cologne. I guess it was love and hate, you know. I was smelling love and hate. They were giving me some love and hate.
Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
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