dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
"I hate Mexican food"; "She detests politicians"
To dislike intensely; to loathe.
To witness against; to denounce; to condemn.
Origin: From detester, from detestari, from de- + testari, from testis; see test, testify.
to witness against; to denounce; to condemn
to hate intensely; to abhor; to abominate; to loathe; as, we detest what is contemptible or evil
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
de-test′, v.t. to hate intensely.—adj. Detest′able, worthy of being detested: extremely hateful: abominable.—n. Detest′ableness.—adv. Detest′ably.—n. Detestā′tion, extreme hatred. [Fr.,—L. detestāri—de, inten., and testāri, to call to witness, execrate—testis, a witness.]
The numerical value of detest in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of detest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1