a close or cherished relation: to mourn the loss of our loved ones.
Origin of loved one
First recorded in 1860–65
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Related Words for loved onepassion, lover, remains, corpse, skeleton, hulk, cadaver, honey, angel, sweet, dear, admirer, girlfriend, beloved, inamorata, darling, sweetheart, paramour, beau, Romeo
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Historical Examples of loved one
These were far from being the sole triumphs achieved at Burgos by this lover of truth, and loved-one of the ladies.