admires; admired; admiring
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.