What does hate mean?

Definitions for hateheɪt

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hate, hatred(verb)

    the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action

  2. hate, detest(verb)

    dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards

    "I hate Mexican food"; "She detests politicians"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hate(noun)

    to have a great aversion to, with a strong desire that evil should befall the person toward whom the feeling is directed; to dislike intensely; to detest; as, to hate one's enemies; to hate hypocrisy

  2. Hate(noun)

    to be very unwilling; followed by an infinitive, or a substantive clause with that; as, to hate to get into debt; to hate that anything should be wasted

  3. Hate(noun)

    to love less, relatively

  4. Hate

    strong aversion coupled with desire that evil should befall the person toward whom the feeling is directed; as exercised toward things, intense dislike; hatred; detestation; -- opposed to love

  5. Origin: [OE. hate, hete, AS. hete; akin to D. haat, G. hass, Icel. hatr, SW. hat, Dan. had, Goth. hatis. Cf. Hate, v.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hate

    hāt, v.t. to dislike intensely: to dislike: to despise relatively to something else.—n. extreme dislike: hatred.—adjs. Hate′able, deserving to be hated; Hate′ful, exciting hate: odious: detestable: feeling or manifesting hate.—adv. Hate′fully.—ns. Hate′fulness; Hat′er; Hat′red, extreme dislike: enmity: malignity. [A.S. hete, hate, hatian, to hate; Ger. hasz.]

  2. Hate

    Haet, hāt, n. (Scot.) a whit.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. hate

    1. The shoal on which our bark is stranded. 2. A habit.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Hate

    An enduring attitude or sentiment toward persons or objects manifested by anger, aversion and desire for the misfortune of others.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4328

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1130

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hate' in Verbs Frequency: #404


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hunter Dunteman:

    I hate Minorities

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    I hate quotations.

  3. Casey Neistat:

    I f**king hate ads.

  4. John Wayne:

    I Hate Tricks Pilgrim

  5. Republican Rep. Aaron Schock:

    Haters are gonna hate.

Images & Illustrations of hate

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