Pronunciation: lŭv
n.1.A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; preëminent kindness or devotion to another; affection; tenderness; as, the love of brothers and sisters.
2.Especially, devoted attachment to, or tender or passionate affection for, one of the opposite sex.
3.Courtship; - chiefly in the phrase to make love, i. e., to court, to woo, to solicit union in marriage.
4.Affection; kind feeling; friendship; strong liking or desire; fondness; good will; - opposed to hate; often with of and an object.
Love, and health to all.
- Shak.
Smit with the love of sacred song.
- Milton.
5.Due gratitude and reverence to God.
Keep yourselves in the love of God.
- Jude 21.
6.The object of affection; - often employed in endearing address; as, he held his love in his arms; his greatest love was reading.
Open the temple gates unto my love.
- Spenser.
7.Cupid, the god of love; sometimes, Venus.
8.A thin silk stuff.
9.(Bot.) A climbing species of Clematis (Clematis Vitalba).
10.Nothing; no points scored on one side; - used in counting score at tennis, etc.
He won the match by three sets to love.
- The Field.
11.Sexual intercourse; - a euphemism.
A labor of love
a labor undertaken on account of regard for some person, or through pleasure in the work itself, without expectation of reward.
Free love
the doctrine or practice of consorting with one of the opposite sex, at pleasure, without marriage. See Free love.
Free lover
one who avows or practices free love.
In love
in the act of loving; - said esp. of the love of the sexes; as, to be in love; to fall in love.
Love apple
(Bot.) the tomato.
Love bird
(Zool.) any one of several species of small, short-tailed parrots, or parrakeets, of the genus Agapornis, and allied genera. They are mostly from Africa. Some species are often kept as cage birds, and are celebrated for the affection which they show for their mates.
Love broker
a person who for pay acts as agent between lovers, or as a go-between in a sexual intrigue.
Love charm
a charm for exciting love.
- Shak.
Love child
an illegitimate child.
- Ld. Lytton.
Love day
a day formerly appointed for an amicable adjustment of differences.
- Jane Austen.
Love drink
a love potion; a philter.
- Piers Plowman.
Love favor
something given to be worn in token of love.
- Chaucer.
Love feast
a religious festival, held quarterly by some religious denominations, as the Moravians and Methodists, in imitation of the agapæ of the early Christians.
Love feat
the gallant act of a lover.
Love game
a game, as in tennis, in which the vanquished person or party does not score a point.
- Shak.
Love grass
(Bot.) Any grass of the genus Eragrostis.
a - (Bot.) An herb of the Buttercup family (Nigella Damascena) having the flowers hidden in a maze of finely cut bracts.
b - The West Indian Passiflora fœtida, which has similar bracts.
(Bot.) a kind of violet; the small pansy.
v. t.1.To have a feeling of love for; to regard with affection or good will; as, to love one's children and friends; to love one's country; to love one's God.
[imp. & p. p. Loved (lŭvd); p. pr. & vb. n. Loving.]
Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thy self.
- Matt. xxii. 39.
2.To regard with passionate and devoted affection, as that of one sex for the other.
3.To take delight or pleasure in; to have a strong liking or desire for, or interest in; to be pleased with; to like; as, to love books; to love adventures.
v. i.1.To have the feeling of love; to be in love.
Noun1.Lovelove - a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
hate, hatred - the emotion of hate; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
2.love - any object of warm affection or devotion; "the theater was her first love" or "he has a passion for cock fighting";
Synonyms: passion
3.Lovelove - a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
4.love - a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"
5.love - a score of zero in tennis or squash; "it was 40 love"
6.Lovelove - sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people; "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadn't had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life"
Verb1.love - have a great affection or liking for; "I love French food"; "She loves her boss and works hard for him"
detest, hate - dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards; "I hate Mexican food"; "She detests politicians"
2.love - get pleasure from; "I love cooking"
Synonyms: enjoy
3.love - be enamored or in love with; "She loves her husband deeply"
4.love - have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
love - What many users feel for computers.

"I don't really love computers, I just say that to get them into bed with me". (Terry Pratchet)

To dream of love of being in love, suggests intense feelings carried over from a waking relationship. It implies happiness and contentment with what you have and where you are in life. On the other hand, you may not be getting enough love in your daily life. We naturally long for the sense to belong and to be accepted. To see a couple in love or expressing love to each other, indicates much success ahead for you. To dream that you are making love in public or in different places, relates to some overt sexual issue or need. Your dream may be telling you that you need to express yourself more openly. Alternatively, it represents your perceptions about your own sexuality in the context of politic and social norms. You may be questioning your feelings about sex, marriage, love, and gender roles.Amor, Aphrodite, Astarte, BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, Cupid, Eros, Freya, Kama, Love, Venus, accord, accordance, admiration, admire, adulate, adulation, affair, affinity, agape, agreement, aim at, allegiance, altruism, amiability, amiableness, amicability, amicableness, amity, amor, amorousness, amour, angel, appreciate, ardency, ardor, attraction, babe, baby, baby-doll, bang, bask in, be all heart, be desirous of, be fond of, be partial to, be pleased with, beau, beloved, beloved object, beneficence, benevolence, benevolent disposition, benevolentness, bent, best love, best regards, best wishes, betrothed, bigheartedness, bonds of harmony, bonk, boyfriend, brotherhood, brotherly love, burn with love, buttercup, cardinal virtues, care, care for, caress, caritas, carnality, cement of friendship, charitableness, charity, cherub, chick, chickabiddy, choose, coldness, communion, community, community of interests, compatibility, compliments, concern, concord, concordance, congeniality, correspondence, cosset, crush, cuddle, dandle, darling, dear, dear one, dearly beloved, deary, deify, delight, delight in, derive pleasure from, desiderate, desire, devoirs, devour, disposition, do-goodism, doll, dote, dote on, dote upon, duck, duckling, eat up, egards, embrace, emotion, empathy, enjoy, enjoyment, enthusiasm, esprit, esprit de corps, exalt, faith, fancy, favor, fealty, feast on, feeling of identity, fellow feeling, fellowship, fervor, fiance, fiancee, fidelity, flesh, fleshliness, flower power, fondle, fondness, fortitude, freak out on, frictionlessness, friendship, frigidity, fuck, generosity, get high on, girl, giving, gloat over, go for, good vibes, good vibrations, good wishes, goodwill, grace, greatheartedness, greetings, groove on, gust, gusto, guy, happy family, harmony, have deep feelings, have designs on, have eyes for, have it bad, have sex, hold dear, hon, honey, honey bunch, honey child, hope, humanitarianism, hump, identity, idolatry, idolize, impotence, inamorata, inamorato, inclination, indulge in, infatuation, intended, intrigue, justice, kind regards, kindest regards, kindness, kinship, know, lamb, lambkin, largeheartedness, leaning, liaison, libido, light of love, like-mindedness, likes, love affair, love of mankind, loved one, lovemaking, lover, loyalty, lust, lust after, luxuriate in, make out, man, mania, marriage, mate, mutuality, natural virtues, neck, neighborlikeness, neighborliness, oneness, partiality, passion, peace, peaceableness, pet, petkins, philanthropism, philanthropy, piety, pleasure, potency, precious, precious heart, predilection, prefer, preference, prize, proclivity, prudence, rapport, rapprochement, rapture, reciprocity, regard, regards, rejoice in, relationship, relish, remembrances, respects, revel in, revere, riot in, romance, savor, screw, sensuality, sentiment, sex drive, sexiness, sexual instinct, sexual urge, sexualism, sexuality, sharing, sisterhood, smack the lips, snookums, sociability, solicitude, solidarity, sugar, suitor, supernatural virtues, swain, sweet, sweetheart, sweetie, sweetkins, sweets, swim in, sympathy, symphony, take, take pleasure in, take to, tally, taste, team spirit, temperance, theological virtues, thing, treasure, truelove, turtledove, understanding, unhostility, union, unison, unity, utilitarianism, value, venerate, voluptuousness, wallow in, want, weakness, welfarism, well-affectedness, well-beloved, well-disposedness, wish, wish to goodness, wish very much, woman, would fain do, yearning, young man, zeal
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