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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. hate

    Abhor is stronger than despise, implying a shuddering recoil, especially a moral recoil. "How many shun evil as inconvenient who do not abhor it as hateful." Trench Serm. in Westm. Abbey xxvi, 297. [Murray's "New English Dictionary"] Detest expresses indignation, with something of contempt. Loathe implies disgust, physical or moral. We abhor a traitor, despise a coward, detest a liar. We dislike an uncivil person. We abhor cruelty, hate tyranny. We loathe a reptile or a flatterer. We abhor Milton's heroic Satan, but we can not despise him.

    abhor, abominate, despise, detest, dislike, loathe, nauseate, scorn, shun

    admire, approve, covet, crave, desire, enjoy, esteem, esteem, like, love, relish

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. hate, hatredverb

    the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action



  2. hate, detestverb

    dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards

    "I hate Mexican food"; "She detests politicians"



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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dislike

    i dislike bananas.

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 2 votes

  1. hateverb

    bear malice to, owe a grudge to

  2. hateverb

    DETEST, abhor, abominate, loathe, nauseate, shrink from, recoil from

  3. hatenoun

    hatred, detestation, animosity, enmity, hostility, antipathy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hateverb

    dislike, detest, abhor, despise, abominate, loathe, execrate

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Hate":

    Gran Mago Beodo, Yuen Hsiao TIen, Sho Hai, Sergio Rodríguez Fernández

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How to use hate in a sentence?

  1. Liz Dwyer:

    The whole society gets the benefits from the work that we do, and yet the racism and sexism, worrying about the rise of hate crimes, worrying about the safety of your children, worrying about your children being profiled and put in the school to prison pipeline ... that all takes a toll.

  2. Amariah Bradford:

    I don't hate Emanuel. I do like Garcia, ultimately, I think it doesn't make a difference.

  3. Laurence Hirsch:

    Both sides come to their lawyers and say this just didn't work. I don't hate my spouse or regret marrying them.

  4. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Those who hate rain hate life.

  5. Jacinda Ardern:

    I have experienced such love, compassion, empathy and kindness in the job. That has been my predominant experience. So I leave feeling gratitude for having this wonderful role for so many years, i would hate for anyone to view my departure as a negative commentary on New Zealand.

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