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Entry Word: love
Function: noun
Text: 1 a feeling of strong or constant regard for and dedication to someone <her love for her children was truly selfless>
Synonyms affection, attachment, devotedness, devotion, fondness, passion
Related Words appetite, favor, like, liking, partiality, preference, taste; craving, crush, desire, infatuation, longing, lust, yearning; ardor, eagerness, enthusiasm, fervor, zeal; esteem, regard, respect; adoration, idolatry, worship; allegiance, fealty, fidelity, loyalty
Near Antonyms allergy, animosity, antipathy, aversion, disfavor, dislike; abhorrence, disgust, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; misanthropy
Antonyms abomination, hate, hatred, loathing, rancor
2 a person with whom one is in love <she is the love of my life> -- see SWEETHEART
3 positive regard for something <a love of chocolate that I will pay anything to indulge> -- see LIKING