verb (used with object), hat·ed, hat·ing.
verb (used without object), hat·ed, hat·ing.
Origin of hate
Synonyms for hate
Antonyms for hate
Related Words for hatedcursed, condemned, detested, avoided, loathed, shunned, abhorred, offensive, undesirable, unpopular
Examples from the Web for hated
Contemporary Examples of hated
By 2009, according to the podcast, Blanc was in college at “a top school in Europe” and “hated everything about it.”The Secret World of Pickup Artist Julien Blanc
December 1, 2014
Flaubert, for instance, hated the works of Dickens: “What defective composition!”The Birth of the Novel
November 27, 2014
The source added that the staffers “hated” the bizarre alleged practice.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004
November 24, 2014
Up to a point, Blanc had relished the title “most hated man in the world.”‘Pick-Up Artist’ to Be Banned from UK
November 19, 2014
I had a couple bluntly tell me that they hated it here, with the silent expectation that I would too.Freshman Year Sucks—and That’s OK
November 12, 2014
Historical Examples of hated
The mate had done what he could to prejudice the captain against the boy he hated.
If there was anything she hated, it was nooks and odd corners.Malbone
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Now, it seemed that he had been forestalled, and by the boy he hated.
And let it be considered, what misery to me, Madam, if I marry that hated Solmes!Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
To all who hated Church and King, and planned their overthrow.
Word Origin for hate
Old English hete "hatred, spite," from Proto-Germanic *hatis- (cf. Old Norse hattr, Old Frisian hat, Dutch haat, Old High German has, German Hass, Gothic hatis; see hate (v.)). Altered in Middle English to conform with the verb. Hate mail is first attested 1967.
Old English hatian "to hate," from Proto-Germanic *hatojanan (cf. Old Saxon haton, Old Norse hata, German hassen, Gothic hatan "to hate"), from PIE root *kad- "sorrow, hatred" (cf. Avestan sadra- "grief, sorrow, calamity," Greek kedos "care, trouble, sorrow," Welsh cas "pain, anger"). Related: Hated; hating. French haine (n.), hair (v.) are Germanic. Hate crime attested from 1988.
In addition to the idiom beginning with hate
- hate someone's guts
- somebody up there loves (hates) me