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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishadorea‧dore /əˈdɔː $ əˈdɔːr/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 LOVEto love someone very much and feel very proud of them Betty adores her grandchildren.see thesaurus at love2 informalLIKE somebody OR something to like something very much I simply adore chocolate.see thesaurus at likeGRAMMAR: Using the progressiveAdore is not used in the progressive. You say: He adores his students.I adore your cake. Don’t say: he is adoring | I am adoring→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
adoreIt originates in childhood when anyone under ten is adored beyond measure.Her husband, whom she adored, confessed that he had been seeing other women.As a child, I adored fairy tales.She adores her grandchildren and is always buying them presents.Branwell Bronte adored his sister Anne.I adore it in the early mornings, when the sun is still behind the hill.She adored poetry, all poetry.I adored them and they me.Yes, I can adore women.
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Verb table
Simple Form
I, you, we, theyadore
he, she, itadores
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I, you, he, she, it, we, theyadored
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave adored
he, she, ithas adored
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad adored
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill adore
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have adored
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