- admiralty mile,
- admiralty range,
Origin of admiring
verb (used with object), ad·mired, ad·mir·ing.
verb (used without object), ad·mired, ad·mir·ing.
Origin of admire
Examples from the Web for admiring
Is Kate checking out her competition, or admiring another leather jacket?
They are the subject of a new, admiring bestselling book, The Everything Store, by Brad Stone.Amazon Stock May Be Up, but the Company Still Doesn’t Make Any Money|Daniel Gross|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Their research translated into phenomenal book sales and admiring features.
Not everybody was so admiring, and Martin was shot at least 23 times on nine occasions.Hit-and-Run Driver Julio Acevedo Talks, Suggests 50 Cent Connection|Michael Daly|March 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“I'm sorry, we're busy,” he mumbled, admiring bamboo place-mats.Is Bed Bath & Beyond a ‘Palace of Lies’? An Investigation.|Rachel Krantz|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nikolai Artemyevitch was admiring his own eloquence as he talked.On the Eve|Ivan Turgenev
"That was swell of you, Bruce," she said, with an admiring smile.Bruce of the Circle A|Harold Titus
The visitor on entering is at once absorbed in admiring Indian curiosities, especially the products of native craftsmen.Chats on Old Copper and Brass|Fred. W. Burgess
But her eyes spoke in reality to the young man; who walked slowly behind her, admiring the poise of her gait.Eastern Shame Girl|Charles Georges Souli
Thus he spoke; but all the sons of the Greeks applauded, admiring the speech of steed-breaking Diomede.
Word Origin for admire
early 15c. (implied in admired), from Middle French admirer (Old French amirer, 14c.), or directly from Latin admirari "to wonder at" (see admiration). Related: Admiring; admiringly.