Synonyms for admire

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ad-mahyuhr
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈmaɪər

Top 10 synonyms for admire Other synonyms for the word admire

Définition of admire

Origin :
  • early 15c. (implied in admired), from Middle French admirer (Old French amirer, 14c.), or directly from Latin admirari "to wonder at" (see admiration). Related: Admiring; admiringly.
  • verb hold in high regard
Example sentences :
  • Mr. Paine did not admire Mrs. Davis, and was not likely to be influenced by her prejudices.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Then you will understand, and understanding, you will admire his courage.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • It's a good bluff, as I said before, and I admire the way you worked it.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • I admire him—you'd have to see him in the hospital, with every one deferring to him and all that, to understand.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • True, Shakespeare was not the kind of man Englishmen are accustomed to admire.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • Men—ah, yes, there are always men, and many of them like as well as admire me.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • In the first place, I am learning to admire the resourcefulness of these people around us.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • I should think Mr. Hynes would be too critical to admire Milly.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • She was not prepared to admire her, but in her heart she almost did that very thing.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • "Admire my knowledge of human nature, my dear Belinda," said Lady Delacour.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth

Antonyms for admire

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