Associations to the word «love»


LOVE, noun. (uncountable) Strong affection.
LOVE, noun. An intense feeling of affection and care towards another person.
LOVE, noun. A deep or abiding liking for something.
LOVE, noun. A profound and caring attraction towards someone.
LOVE, noun. (countable) The object of one’s romantic feelings; a darling or sweetheart.
LOVE, noun. (colloquial) (British) A term of friendly address, regardless of feelings.
LOVE, noun. (euphemistic) A sexual desire; sexual activity.
LOVE, noun. Used as the closing, before the signature, of a letter, especially between good friends or family members, or by the young.
LOVE, noun. (obsolete) A thin silk material.
LOVE, noun. A climbing plant, Clematis vitalba.
LOVE, noun. (colloquial) (Yorkshire) friend, mate; an informal and friendly term of address to a stranger, regardless of gender.
LOVE, verb. (usually transitive) (sometimes intransitive) To have a strong affection for (someone or something).
LOVE, verb. (transitive) To need, thrive on.
LOVE, verb. (transitive) (colloquial) To be strongly inclined towards something; an emphatic form of like.
LOVE, verb. (usually transitive) (sometimes intransitive) To care deeply about, to be dedicated to (someone or something).
LOVE, verb. (transitive) To derive delight from a fact or situation.
LOVE, verb. (transitive) To lust for.
LOVE, verb. (transitive) (euphemistic) To have sex with, (perhaps from make love.)
LOVE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete or UK dialectal) To praise; commend.
LOVE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete or UK dialectal) To praise as of value; prize; set a price on.
LOVE, noun. (racquet sports) Zero, no score.
LOVE, proper noun. A surname​.
LOVE, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
LOVE A DUCK, interjection. An exclamation of surprise.
LOVE AFFAIR, noun. An affair; an adulterous relationship. Used colloquially to distinguish which type of affair, leaving less room for doubt.
LOVE AFFAIR, noun. A fondness
LOVE AFFAIRS, noun. Plural of love affair
LOVE APPLE, noun. (informal) A tomato.
LOVE APPLES, noun. Plural of love apple
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT, noun. (idiom) an instantaneous attraction
LOVE BIRD, noun. Alternative spelling of lovebird
LOVE BITE, noun. A swelling on the skin caused by someone (or something) sucking the skin
LOVE BITES, noun. Plural of love bite
LOVE BOMB, noun. An attempt to influence a person by lavish demonstrations of attention and affection.
LOVE BOMBING, noun. An attempt to influence a person by lavish demonstrations of attention and affection.
LOVE BOMBS, noun. Plural of love bomb
LOVE BOX, noun. (slang) The vagina or vulva.
LOVE BUTTON, noun. (slang) The clitoris.
LOVE CANAL, noun. (slang) birth canal
LOVE CHILD, noun. (euphemistic) A child born as a result of a romantic liaison between parents not married to one another; an illegitimate child.
LOVE CHILDREN, noun. Plural of love child
LOVE DARG, noun. (Scotland) (archaic) A spell of work, such as ploughing, carried out for free in a time of need.
LOVE DOLL, noun. A sex toy in the size and shape of a human sexual partner for aid in masturbation.
LOVE DRUG, noun. (slang) The drug Viagra.
LOVE DRUG, noun. (slang) The drug ecstasy.
LOVE EGG, noun. A small vibrating egg-shaped sex toy designed for vaginal or anal stimulation.
LOVE EGGS, noun. Plural of love egg
LOVE FEAST, noun. A symbolic meal eaten to celebrate brotherly love, particularly one practiced by early Christians celebrating agape.
LOVE FEAST, noun. A banquet or gathering to promote goodwill among the participants.
LOVE FEASTS, noun. Plural of love feast
LOVE GAME, noun. (tennis) A game in which one of the two players scored no points.
LOVE GLOVE, noun. (slang) A condom.
LOVE GLOVES, noun. Plural of love glove
LOVE GOGGLES, noun. (idiomatic) (plurale tantum) blindness to criticism or objectivity directed at a person that one is in love with.
LOVE GRASS, noun. Any of several grasses, of the genus Eragrostis, grown as a forage crop or to protect against erosion
LOVE HANDLE, noun. (colloquial) a protruding area of fat on the side of the body, above the hips
LOVE HANDLES, noun. Plural of love handle
LOVE HOLD, noun. (tennis) A game in which the server wins every point (in which the server holds to love).
LOVE HOLE, noun. (anatomy) (slang) vagina
LOVE HOLE, noun. (anatomy) (slang) (gay culture) anus
LOVE HOTEL, noun. A short-stay hotel found in Japan and elsewhere, operated primarily for the purpose of allowing couples privacy to have sexual intercourse.
LOVE HOTELS, noun. Plural of love hotel
LOVE IN A MIST, noun. Alternative spelling of love-in-a-mist
LOVE INTEREST, noun. One who is of interest as a potential partner in love
LOVE INTEREST, noun. A romantic plot or subplot in a film or book
LOVE INTEREST, noun. Any of the characters involved in such a plot
LOVE INTERESTS, noun. Plural of love interest
LOVE JUG, noun. (slang) female breast
LOVE JUICE, noun. (poetic) semen
LOVE JUICE, noun. (poetic) female ejaculate
LOVE KNOT, noun. A knot or bow, as of ribbon.
LOVE LETTER, noun. A letter written about the author's love for the intended reader.
LOVE LETTERS, noun. Plural of love letter
LOVE LIFE, noun. An individual's amorous or sexual relationships.
LOVE MACHINE, noun. (slang) (metaphor) A person who takes part in long sessions of love making.
LOVE MACHINES, noun. Plural of love machine
LOVE MAKING, noun. Alternative form of lovemaking
LOVE MATCH, noun. A marriage, betrothal, or other romantic relationship which is based on a spontaneous mutual feeling of love by the two individuals in the relationship, as opposed to a relationship based on other reasons or an arranged marriage brokered by parents or by third parties.
LOVE MOUND, noun. (anatomy) (slang) female breast
LOVE MOUND, noun. (anatomy) (slang) vulva
LOVE MUSCLE, noun. (slang) genitals
LOVE MUSCLE, noun. (idiomatic) the heart
LOVE MUSCLES, noun. Plural of love muscle
LOVE NEST, noun. (idiomatic) (colloquial) A residence, especially a condominium or cabin, where a couple (particularly a newly married couple) can enjoy each other's company.
LOVE NEST, noun. (idiomatic) (colloquial) A room, especially a bedroom or boudoir, used for sexual intercourse.
LOVE NEST, noun. (idiomatic) (colloquial) (dated) vagina
LOVE POTION, noun. A drink supposed to have the magic power to make the drinker fall in love with a specified person
LOVE RAT, noun. An adulterer; a two-timer; somebody who has an affair whilst in a relationship.
LOVE SCENE, noun. A segment in a film or television program in which the characters engage in sexual activity.
LOVE SCENES, noun. Plural of love scene
LOVE SEAT, noun. A small sofa for two people, British: two-seater settee.
LOVE SEATS, noun. Plural of love seat
LOVE SLAVE, noun. A slave whose duties include love and/or being available for sex.
LOVE SLAVES, noun. Plural of love slave
LOVE SONG, noun. (music) A song about love.
LOVE SONGS, noun. Plural of love song
LOVE SPOON, noun. An ornately carved spoon, sometimes with double bowl, traditionally made from a single piece of wood by young men, especially in Wales, as a love token for a sweetheart.
LOVE SPOONS, noun. Plural of love spoon
LOVE SPUDS, noun. (slang) Testicles.
LOVE TAP, noun. Alternative spelling of lovetap
LOVE TAPS, noun. Plural of love tap
LOVE TO BITS, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To love (someone or something) a lot
LOVE TOY, noun. (obsolete) Amorous play; lovemaking.
LOVE TOY, noun. An object to be played with during lovemaking; something or someone used for sexual pleasure; a sex toy.
LOVE TOYS, noun. Plural of love toy
LOVE TRIANGLE, noun. A situation in which two people vie for the love of a third.
LOVE TRIANGLES, noun. Plural of love triangle
LOVE TRUNCHEON, noun. A penis.
LOVE TRUNCHEONS, noun. Plural of love truncheon
LOVE TUNNEL, noun. (anatomy) (slang) birth canal
LOVE UP, verb. (intransitive) Demonstrate affection.
LOVE UP, verb. (transitive) Demonstrate affection for; treat in a loving way.
LOVE UP, verb. (transitive) Accept, love wholeheartedly.
LOVE UP, verb. (transitive) To make love to.
LOVE WAVE, noun. (geology) A seismic surface shock wave, which is also known as a Q-wave, with a lateral horizontal movement perpendicular to the direction of propagation.
LOVE WAVES, noun. Plural of Love wave

Dictionary definition

LOVE, noun. A strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love".
LOVE, noun. Any object of warm affection or devotion; "the theater was her first love"; "he has a passion for cock fighting";.
LOVE, noun. A beloved person; used as terms of endearment.
LOVE, noun. A deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love".
LOVE, noun. A score of zero in tennis or squash; "it was 40 love".
LOVE, noun. Sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people; "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadn't had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life".
LOVE, verb. Have a great affection or liking for; "I love French food"; "She loves her boss and works hard for him".
LOVE, verb. Get pleasure from; "I love cooking".
LOVE, verb. Be enamored or in love with; "She loves her husband deeply".
LOVE, verb. Have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope