love [luhv] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||have sexual relations|
|Synonyms:||caress, clasp, cling, cosset, court, cuddle, draw close, embrace, feel, fondle, hold, hug, kiss, lick, look tenderly, make love, neck, pet*, press, shine, soothe, stroke, take into one's arms, tryst, woo|
|Category:||1. Social Affections|
love, like, affect, fancy, care for, take an interest in, be partial to, sympathize with; affection; be in love with; have a love for, entertain a love for, harbor cherish a love for; regard, revere; take to, bear love to, be wedded to; set one's affections on; make much of, feast one's eyes on; hold dear, prize; hug, cling to, cherish, pet., burn; adore, idolize, love to distraction, aimer eperdument dote on, dote upon., take a fancy to, look sweet upon; become enamored; fall in love with, lose one's heart; desire., excite love; win the heart, gain the heart, win the affections, gain the affections, secure the love, engage the affections; take the fancy of, have a place in the heart, wind round the heart; attract, attach, endear, charm, fascinate, captivate, bewitch, seduce, enamor, enrapture, turn the head., get into favor; ingratiate oneself, insinuate oneself, worm oneself; propitiate, curry favor with, pay one's court to, faire l'aimable, set one's cap at, flirt.
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