1. (n.) A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; preeminent kindness or devotion to another; affection; tenderness; as, the love of brothers and sisters.

2. (n.) Especially, devoted attachment to, or tender or passionate affection for, one of the opposite sex.

3. (n.) Courtship; -- chiefly in the phrase to make love, i. e., to court, to woo, to solicit union in marriage.

4. (n.) Affection; kind feeling; friendship; strong liking or desire; fondness; good will; -- opposed to hate; often with of and an object.

5. (n.) Due gratitude and reverence to God.

6. (n.) The object of affection; -- often employed in endearing address.

7. (n.) Cupid, the god of love; sometimes, Venus.

8. (n.) A thin silk stuff.

9. (n.) A climbing species of Clematis (C. Vitalba).

10. (n.) Nothing; no points scored on one side; -- used in counting score at tennis, etc.

11. (n.) To have a feeling of love for; to regard with affection or good will; as, to love one's children and friends; to love one's country; to love one's God.

12. (n.) To regard with passionate and devoted affection, as that of one sex for the other.

13. (n.) To take delight or pleasure in; to have a strong liking or desire for, or interest in; to be pleased with; to like; as, to love books; to love adventures.

14. (v. i.) To have the feeling of love; to be in love.

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