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1. hate

verb. ['ˈheɪt'] dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards.

Synonyms

  • scorn
  • disdain
  • dislike
  • abominate
  • loathe
  • abhor
  • detest
  • despise
  • execrate

Antonyms

  • like
  • fearlessness
  • hot war
  • peace

Etymology

  • hatian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hete (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Hate

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  • interrelate
  • disinflate
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  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
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Example sentences of the word hate


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Fleas hate the smell and won't come near it.

2. Verb, base form
Love them or hate them, most people have read the funnies — and maybe even laughed.

Quotes containing the word hate


1. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

2. The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

3. I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.
- W.C. Fields

2. hate

noun. ['ˈheɪt'] the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action.

Synonyms

  • misanthropy
  • emotion
  • loathing
  • misogynism
  • abhorrence
  • enmity
  • misogyny
  • misogamy
  • misology
  • malevolence
  • misopedia
  • odium
  • murderousness
  • despisal
  • hostility
  • ill will
  • hatred
  • misoneism
  • execration
  • detestation
  • malignity
  • abomination

Antonyms

  • love
  • philogyny
  • friendliness
  • sorrow

Etymology

  • hatian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hete (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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