Definitions for hateheɪt
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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.
Hatred is a deep and emotional extreme dislike. It can be directed against individuals, entities, objects, or ideas. Hatred is often associated with feelings of anger and a disposition towards hostility.
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
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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