What does admire mean?

Definitions for admire
ædˈmaɪərad·mire

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word admire.

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

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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. Frank Moore Colby:

    Averageness is a quality we must put up with. Men march toward civilization in column formation, and by the time the van has learned to admire the masters the rear is drawing reluctantly away from the totem pole.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    Joe Biden is Joe Biden and Vice President, like millions of others, I admire Joe Biden devotion to family, Joe Biden grace in grief, Joe Biden grit and determination on behalf of the middle class, and Joe Biden unyielding faith in America's promise.

  3. Robert Burns:

    I want someone to laugh with me, someone to be grave with me, someone to please me and help my discrimination with his or her own remark, and at times, no doubt, to admire my acuteness and penetration.

  4. Roger Goodell:

    I admire and respect Robert Kraft, as you know, we've had plenty of discussions over the last couple of weeks. And this was his initiative and something he wanted to do. I certainly admire the step he took.

  5. Julie Morgenstern:

    How we treasure (and admire) the people who acknowledge us

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