verb (used with object), a·dored, a·dor·ing.
verb (used without object), a·dored, a·dor·ing.
- adoptive immunotherapy,
Origin of adore
Examples from the Web for adoring
Chestnut was last, carried on a yellow chariot through a sea of adoring fans.
His mere existence is met alternately with thousands of adoring cheers or thousands of hateful jeers.
Adoring crowds stand and sit transfixed, cheering and waving Thai flags as the charismatic Suthep Thaugsuban thunders away.
On its way to the stadium, the team passes through the Grove down the Walk of Champions, mobbed by adoring fans.Ole Miss Football Games Unite a Son and His Aging Father|Stuart Stevens|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And he might not have been able to lure his adoring younger brother into joining him.The Boston Marathon Suspects Are Killers, Not Combatants|Michael Daly|April 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Where was that confident girl now—the girl who had been so sweetly "spoiled" by father and mother and sister, and adoring friends?Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
Beyond, by the arbor, were two smaller trees, where a coquettish eye on one looked up to an adoring eye on the other.Sandy|Alice Hegan Rice
In the central compartment kneels the mother Mary, adoring with folded hands the child, who sits below her.Tuscan Sculpture of the Fifteenth Century|Estelle M. Hurll
He bent over and kissed her; and Lucy followed him with wistful, adoring eyes, as he went out accompanied by Jessica.Adrien Leroy|Charles Garvice
Aside from that, they spend their existence in adoring matter.Urania|Camille Flammarion
Word Origin for adore
1650s, "worshipping," present participle adjective from adore. Related: Adoringly.
late 14c., aouren, "to worship, pay divine honors to, bow down before," from Old French aorer "to adore, worship, praise" (10c.), from Latin adorare "speak to formally, beseech, ask in prayer," in Late Latin "to worship," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + orare "speak formally, pray" (see orator). Meaning "to honor very highly" is attested from 1590s; weakened sense of "to be very fond of" emerged by 1880s. Related: Adored; adoring.