Synonyms of love


1. love, emotion

usage: a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"

2. love, passion, object

usage: any object of warm affection or devotion; "the theater was her first love"; "he has a passion for cock fighting";

3. beloved, dear, dearest, honey, love, lover

usage: a beloved person; used as terms of endearment

4. love, sexual love, erotic love, sexual desire, eros, concupiscence, physical attraction

usage: a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"

5. love, score

usage: a score of zero in tennis or squash; "it was 40 love"

6. sexual love, lovemaking, making love, love, love life, sexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activity

usage: 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"


1. love

usage: have a great affection or liking for; "I love French food"; "She loves her boss and works hard for him"

2. love, enjoy, like

usage: get pleasure from; "I love cooking"

3. love, love

usage: be enamored or in love with; "She loves her husband deeply"

4. sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk, copulate, mate, pair, couple

usage: have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

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Definition and meaning of love (Dictionary)