What does admire mean?

Definitions for admire
ædˈmaɪərad·mire

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. admire, look up to(verb)

    feel admiration for

  2. admire(verb)

    look at with admiration

Wiktionary

  1. admire(Verb)

    To be amazed at.

    Etymology: From admirer, from admiror, from ad + miror.

  2. admire(Verb)

    To regard with wonder and delight.

    Etymology: From admirer, from admiror, from ad + miror.

  3. admire(Verb)

    to look upon with an elevated feeling of pleasure, as something which calls out approbation, esteem, love or reverence;

    Etymology: From admirer, from admiror, from ad + miror.

  4. admire(Verb)

    to estimate or prize highly; as, to admire a person of high moral worth, to admire a landscape.

    Etymology: From admirer, from admiror, from ad + miror.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Admire(verb)

    to regard with wonder or astonishment; to view with surprise; to marvel at

  2. Admire(verb)

    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

  3. Admire(verb)

    to wonder; to marvel; to be affected with surprise; -- sometimes with at

Freebase

  1. Admire

    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

  1. Admire

    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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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'admire' in Verbs Frequency: #689

How to pronounce admire?

  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of admire in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of admire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of admire in a Sentence

  1. Cullen Hightower:

    Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    I admire the fact that he's way too politically incorrect. I think we're a little too uptight as a nation. I admire the fact that he doesn't feel embarrassed about his wealth. And uh, what else do I admire about him? Let me think. Uh. Ha. He's got a great family.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    I love my father and my brother. I admire their service to the nation and the difficult decisions they had to make, but I am my own man.

  4. Jim Byron:

    I think the letter itself shows the character of Prince Philip that so much of the public in the U.K. and across the Commonwealth, and really across the world, have come to admire.

  5. Christine Blasey Ford:

    I am honored to speak with you from afar about a woman I admire so much, a woman who suffered abuse as a vulnerable teenaged athlete who found the courage to talk publicly to stop the abuse of others. Her courage inspired other survivors to end their silence, and we all know the result.

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