Definition of "love" []

  • A deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward a person, such as that arising from kinship, recognition of attractive qualities, or a sense of underlying oneness. (noun)
  • A feeling of intense desire and attraction toward a person with whom one is disposed to make a pair; the emotion of sex and romance. (noun)
  • Sexual passion. (noun)
  • Sexual intercourse. (noun)
  • A love affair. (noun)
  • To have a great attachment to and affection for (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To have passionate desire, longing, and feelings for (verb)
  • To like or desire (to do something) very much (verb)
  • To make love to (verb)
  • To be in love (verb)
  • An intense emotion of affection, warmth, fondness, and regard towards a person or thing (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A deep feeling of sexual attraction and desire (noun)
  • Wholehearted liking for or pleasure in something (noun)
  • God's benevolent attitude towards man (noun)
  • Man's attitude of reverent devotion towards God (noun)
  • A beloved person: used esp as an endearment (noun)
  • A term of address, esp but not necessarily for a person regarded as likable (noun)
  • (in tennis, squash, etc) a score of zero (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "love" in a sentence
  • "May 19th, 2009 at 12:27 am love you are you."
  • "I mean HELL YES it was still hard to be there when he was with another woman but God tolerates far worse from me and for my love to be pure like Gods love…"
  • "I define love * also known as true love* to be a hoax."