admire, look up to(verb)
feel admiration for
look at with admiration
To be amazed at.
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.
Origin: From admirer, from admiror, from ad + miror.
to regard with wonder or astonishment; to view with surprise; to marvel at
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
to wonder; to marvel; to be affected with surprise; -- sometimes with at
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
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.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'admire' in Verbs Frequency: #689
The numerical value of admire in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of admire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- عجب, معجبArabic
- любувам се, възхищавам сеBulgarian
- admirarCatalan, Valencian
- bewundern, verehren, hochschätzenGerman
- حظ کردنPersian
- की प्रHindi
- whakamīharo, miharo, whakamihaMāori
- bewonderen, aanbiddenDutch
- восхищаться, восторгатьсяRussian
- hayran olmak, beğenmekTurkish
- تعریف کرتے ہیںUrdu
- khâm phụcVietnamese
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