February 26, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
admire /ədˈmajɚ/ verb
admire
/ədˈmajɚ/
verb

admires; admired; admiring

The woman is admiring the paintings
The woman is admiring the paintings
Learner's definition of ADMIRE

[+ object]

1 : to feel respect or approval for (someone or something)

  • I admired the way he handled the crisis. = I admired how he handled the crisis.

  • We all admire her courage. = We all admire her for her courage. = She is much admired for her courage.

2 : to look at (something or someone) with enjoyment

  • We gazed out the window and admired the scenery.

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