What does admire mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term 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.

  2. admire(Verb)

    To regard with wonder and delight.

  3. admire(Verb)

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

  4. admire(Verb)

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

  5. Origin: 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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

How to pronounce admire?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say admire in sign language?

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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. Hippocrates:

    Many admire, few know

  2. Hippocrates:

    Many admire, few know.

  3. Jim Rubens:

    I admire his independence.

  4. charles tiffany:

    many admire, but don't show

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    Really, I admire you greatly for that.

Images & Illustrations of admire

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