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1. admire

verb. ['ædˈmaɪr'] feel admiration for.

Synonyms

  • look up to
  • prise
  • value
  • esteem
  • respect
  • prize

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • look down on
  • venial sin
  • close

Etymology

  • admirer (French)
  • admiror (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word admire


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
You might want to choose stocks of companies whose products you use every day or companies you admire.

2. Verb, base form
Of course, your bird needs a mirror to admire his beautiful face.

Quotes containing the word admire


1. Norway or Switzerland are two marvelous countries, I very much admire, the most advanced countries in the world in fact with great qualities of life.
- Jose Manuel Barroso

2. When people are in the midst of really heavy stuff and still have a sense of humor, I admire that.
- Ted Danson

3. In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.
- Jane Austen, Pride And Prejudice

2. admire

verb. ['ædˈmaɪr'] look at with admiration.

Antonyms

  • importance

Etymology

  • admirer (French)
  • admiror (Latin)
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