to regard with the utmost esteem, love, and respect; honor.
to pay divine honor to; worship: to adore God.
to like or admire very much: I simply adore the way your hair is done!
- a·dor·er, noun
- a·dor·ing·ly, adverb
- un·a·dored, adjective
- un·a·dor·ing, adjective
- un·a·dor·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use adore in a sentence
Flash forward to late summer 2020, as Elon Musk shows off the brain signals from a very cute pig named Gertrude, gaining oohs and ahhs from adoring fans attending the demonstration for Neuralink, his brain-machine startup.
Wine geeks are wine geeks for a reason, and there’s a very good reason why so many finely trained palate types adore Egly-Ouriet.
Considering the majority of Fenty Beauty items are easily snatched off the aisle’s at Sephora when available, this sale is a destined excuse to stock up on all your adored beauty essentials and even try something new.Stop What You’re Doing Fenty Beauty Is Having A Sale | Nandi Howard | October 16, 2020 | Essence.com
Think, really think, and try to remember an SNL political sketch from the last five years that you really adored.
Mathews adored her, but while she was en route from California to Virginia, he rather feared the future and what it might bring.
Nutrition nannies scorn hot dogs, but there are plenty of happy eaters who adore them.The Jersey Shore’s Biggest Weiners Are at Jimmy Buff’s | Jane & Michael Stern | June 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Well, in any case, Tina and moi are now close personal friends and we adore each other.Exclusive: Kermit the Frog Grills Miss Piggy About ‘Muppets Most Wanted,’ Dating, and Hollywood | Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy | March 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To stick around any longer—as much as I adore Rust and Marty and the whole Carcosa mystery—would have broken the spell.‘True Detective’ Finale Review: Close to Perfection | Andrew Romano | March 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Community, as much as so many people adore it, has had such a complicated run.It’s Britta, Bitch: Gillian Jacobs on Community’s Repilot, Foot Fetishes, and Communists | Kevin Fallon | January 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For example, I adore the girl groups of the early 1960s: The Cookies, The Ronettes, The Shangri La's, and so on.
She shook her head, looking kindly at the boy, who had quickly learnt to adore her, as had all the Nubians in the villa.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
And Himself, whose being and attributes are all infinite, they are created and preserved to praise and adore.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
But if any man shall not fall down and adore, he shall the same hour be cast into a furnace of burning fire.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
And that if any man shall not fall down and adore, he should be cast into a furnace of burning fire.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Considering the uncertainty in which we are left by both text and commentary, the best we can do is to adore without disputing.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
British Dictionary definitions for adore
(tr) to love intensely or deeply
to worship (a god) with religious rites
(tr) informal to like very much: I adore chocolate
- adorer, noun
- adoring, adjective
- adoringly, adverb
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