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Synonyms for admire
ædˈmaɪərad·mire

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.3 / 8 votes

  1. admire

    In the old sense of wonder, admire is practically obsolete; the word now expresses a delight and approval, in which the element of wonder unconsciously mingles. We admire beauty in nature and art, delight in the innocent happiness of children, enjoy books or society, a walk or a dinner. We approve what is excellent, applaud heroic deeds, esteem the good, love our friends. We honor and respect noble character wherever found; we revere and venerate it in the aged. We extol the goodness and adore the majesty and power of God.

    Synonyms:
    adore, applaud, approve, delight in, enjoy, esteem, esteem, extol, honor, love, respect, revere, venerate, wonder

    Antonyms:
    abhor, abominate, contemn, despise, detest, dislike, execrate, hate, ridicule, scorn

    Preposition:
    Admire at may still very rarely be found in the old sense of wonder at.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. admire, look up toverb

    feel admiration for

    Synonyms:
    look up to

    Antonyms:
    look down on

  2. admireverb

    look at with admiration

    Synonyms:
    look up to

    Antonyms:
    look down on

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Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 3 votes

  1. admireverb

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] wonder at, be surprised at, be astonished or amazed at

  2. admireverb

    Synonyms:
    like much, think highly of, have a high opinion of, prize or value highly

  3. admireverb

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] wonder, marvel, be surprised or astonished

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "admire":

    behold, admired

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ADMIRE

    Synonyms:
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How to use admire in a sentence?

  1. Katherine Heigl:

    Joining ‘Suits’ was the perfect organic way to not only collaborate with an EP I admire deeply, but to also become part of a show and cast that I am an immense fan of, i have watched ‘Suits’ from the very beginning and feel incredibly lucky to be the newest member of the Pearson Specter Litt family.

  2. Oscar Wilde:

    It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.

  3. William Arthur Ward:

    Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    The reason the Democrats want to get rid of the filibuster is they want to admit two new states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and pack the Supreme Court and fundamentally change the structure of America forever, the filibuster prevents extremism … and I admire and respect Senator Kyrsten Sinema and Senator Manchin for saying Senator Sinema and Senator Manchin are not changing it.

  5. Sam Pimm:

    I admire Dr. Carson very much, I agree with his policy stances, he's a very intelligent, bright man, but it's not in the cards that he's going to be the nominee of our party in 2016, i think Sen. Cruz has the best opportunity to win the nomination and get elected president.


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