love

noun

  • 1

    A strong feeling of affection.

  • 2

    A great interest and pleasure in something.

  • 3

    A personified figure of love, often represented as Cupid.

  • 4

    Deep love and respect.

    • smiling face with heart-eyes emoji
    • smiling cat face with heart-eyes emoji
      • informal
  • 5

    A person or thing that one loves.

verb

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's smiling face with heart-eyes emoji Apple's smiling face with heart-eyes emoji Twemoji's smiling face with heart-eyes emoji Facebook's smiling face with heart-eyes emoji Messenger's smiling face with heart-eyes emoji Google's smiling face with heart-eyes emoji
Emoji One's star-struck emoji Apple does not support star-struck emoji Twemoji's star-struck emoji Facebook's star-struck emoji Messenger does not support star-struck emoji Google's star-struck emoji
Emoji One's smiling cat face with heart-eyes emoji Apple's smiling cat face with heart-eyes emoji Twemoji's smiling cat face with heart-eyes emoji Facebook's smiling cat face with heart-eyes emoji Messenger's smiling cat face with heart-eyes emoji Google's smiling cat face with heart-eyes emoji
Emoji One's love-you gesture emoji Apple does not support love-you gesture emoji Twemoji's love-you gesture emoji Facebook's love-you gesture emoji Messenger does not support love-you gesture emoji Google's love-you gesture emoji
Emoji One's heart with arrow emoji Apple's heart with arrow emoji Twemoji's heart with arrow emoji Facebook's heart with arrow emoji Messenger's heart with arrow emoji Google's heart with arrow emoji
Emoji One's red heart emoji Apple's red heart emoji Twemoji's red heart emoji Facebook's red heart emoji Messenger's red heart emoji Google's red heart emoji
Emoji One's two hearts emoji Apple's two hearts emoji Twemoji's two hearts emoji Facebook's two hearts emoji Messenger's two hearts emoji Google's two hearts emoji

Origin

Old English lufu, of Germanic origin; from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit lubhyati ‘desires’, Latin libet ‘it is pleasing’, libido ‘desire’, also by leave and lief.

Pronunciation

  • love /lʌv/