What does EROS mean?

Definitions for EROSˈɪər ɒs, ˈɛr ɒs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Eros(noun)

    (Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid

  2. sexual desire, eros, concupiscence, physical attraction(noun)

    a desire for sexual intimacy


  1. eros(Noun)

    A winged figure of a child representing love and/or its power

  2. eros(Noun)

    Physical love; sexual desire

  3. eros(Noun)

    a type of love that seeks fulfillment without violation or something else

  4. eros(Noun)


  5. eros(Noun)

    collective instincts for self-preservation; life drive

  6. Eros(ProperNoun)

    The god of love and sexual desire; son of either Erebus and Nyx or Aphrodite and Ares.

  7. Origin: ἔρως.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eros(noun)

    love; the god of love; -- by earlier writers represented as one of the first and creative gods, by later writers as the son of Aphrodite, equivalent to the Latin god Cupid

  2. Origin: [L., fr. Gr. love, (personified) Eros, fr. to love.]


  1. Eros

    Eros, in Greek mythology, was the Greek god of love. His Roman counterpart was Cupid. Some myths make him a primordial god, while in other myths, he is the son of Aphrodite.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Eros

    the Greek god of love, the son of Aphrodité, and the youngest of the gods, though he figures in the cosmogony as one of the oldest of the gods, and as the uniting power in the life of the gods and the life of the universe, was represented at last as a wanton boy from whose wiles neither gods nor men were safe.

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Anagrams for EROS »

  1. ores, orse, roes, Rose, rose, rosé, sore


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of EROS in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of EROS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you want to be shot down by the Arrows of Eros, you should get rid of the iron shield called Logic!

  2. Minna Antrim:

    The Green-eyed Monster causes much woe, but the absence of this ugly serpent argues the presence of a corpse whose name is Eros.

  3. Sigmund Freud:

    Civilization is a process in the service of Eros, whose purpose is to combine single human individuals, and after that families, then races, peoples and nations, into one great unity, the unity of mankind. Why this has to happen, we do not know; the work of Eros is precisely this.

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