1 tr to love intensely or deeply
2 to worship (a god) with religious rites
Informal to like very much
I adore chocolate
(C15: via French from Latin adorare, from ad- to + orare to pray)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
admire, bow to, cherish, dote on, esteem, exalt, glorify, honour, idolize, love, revere, reverence, venerate, worship
abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe
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