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Definitions for admire
ædˈmaɪərad·mire

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. admire, look up toverb

    feel admiration for

  2. admireverb

    look at with admiration

Wiktionary

  1. admireverb

    To be amazed at.

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

  2. admireverb

    To regard with wonder and delight.

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

  3. admireverb

    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. admireverb

    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. Admireverb

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

  2. Admireverb

    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. Admireverb

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

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  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. Jerry Torre:

    I look back at the strength and I admire that — they had less than nothing left — they endured living in a rundown mansion that was unsanitary, frankly, and what do I think of it? I’m very proud of them, I was very proud of them, call them what they are, they were artists, they could have been called anything, but they were very devoted to each other.

  2. Jim Burroughs:

    I don't believe these feelings are mutually exclusive, i think you can admire what someone has, but also be jealous of what they have as a result of these implicit comparisons to yourself. So when you see the' real housewife' who drives a Bentley you can simultaneously admire her and resent her.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    When you admire the light, remember to give the darkness its due as well, because without it, the beauty of the light will disappear!

  4. Tove Jansson:

    You can't ever be really free if you admire somebody too much.

  5. Albert Ho:

    Protesters admire how Lam Wing-kee, as an ordinary citizen, fought against the authority and exposed its lies. Many people told me they're worried about the safety of Lam.

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