meaning of love

1. A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; preeminent kindness or devotion to another; affection; tenderness; as, the love of brothers and sisters.
Especially, devoted attachment to, or tender or passionate affection for, one of the opposite sex.
Courtship; -- chiefly in the phrase to make love, i. e. , to court, to woo, to solicit union in marriage.
Affection; kind feeling; friendship; strong liking or desire; fondness; good will; -- opposed to hate; often with of and an object.
Due gratitude and reverence to God.
The object of affection; -- often employed in endearing address.
Cupid, the god of love; sometimes, Venus.
A thin silk stuff.
A climbing species of Clematis (C. Vitalba).
Nothing; no points scored on one side; -- used in counting score at tennis, etc.
To have a feeling of love for; to regard with affection or good will; as, to love ones children and friends; to love ones country; to love ones God.
To regard with passionate and devoted affection, as that of one sex for the other.
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.
To have the feeling of love; to be in love.
love What many users feel for computers. "I dont really love computers, I just say that to get them into bed with me". Terry Pratchet [What did you expect in a computing dictionary?]
sexual activities often including sexual intercourse between two people; "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadnt had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love ">life"

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