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Synonyms for hate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hate, hatred(verb)

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



  2. hate, detest(verb)

    dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards

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



English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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

Editors Contribution

  1. dislike

    i dislike bananas.

    Submitted by Jbmorrisii on April 20, 2020  
  2. aniket


    Submitted by anonymous on August 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hate(v. a.)

    bear malice to, owe a grudge to

  2. hate(v. a.)

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

  3. hate(n.)

    hatred, detestation, animosity, enmity, hostility, antipathy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hate(v)

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


  1. List of known nicknames for "Hate":

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How to use hate in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump for president:

    He's a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren't captured. OK? I hate to tell you.

  2. Curtis Houck:

    Whether you tune into hate watch, cheer for whatever blurts out from Joy Behar, or see Meghan McCain battling Behar or Whoopi, 'The View' has become prime viewing just like the White House press briefing, trump has made shows like this even crazier than before, and thus something people can't help but watch.

  3. Mark Kimbel:

    I hate to talk about The President like that, but the guy is a liar. Have you ever seen any President in [ the White House ] where that many people resigned ? it just tells you that The President's not doing something right... The only thing I like about The President is that the economy is doing good, you know ?

  4. Kristen Clarke:

    Advocates called for more resources from law enforcement agencies, more coordination between tech companies and transparency about their methods for stopping hategroups and better enforcement of Big Techs existing policies against extremism. During the hearing, the comments became so hateful on the YouTube livestreamthat the company disabled them. The companies that create and profit from online platforms where white supremacy is prevalent, also have a responsibility to address this crisis. We call on all online platforms to fully and fairly enforce their terms of service, and terminate purveyors of hate who violate those terms by promoting and inciting violence, we urge greater transparency by the tech sector regarding the prevalence of hateful activities on their platforms.

  5. Hazrat Inayat Khan:

    The sage said, 'The best thing is not to hate anyone, only to love.' That is the only way out of it. As soon as you have forgiven those whom you hate, you have gotten rid of them. Then you have no reason to hate them you just forget.

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    An antonym for "disparage"
    • A. blandish
    • B. diminish
    • C. belittle
    • D. minimize

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