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synonyms for admire

  • adore
  • applaud
  • appreciate
  • cherish
  • commend
  • credit
  • extol
  • hail
  • honor
  • idolize
  • laud
  • marvel at
  • praise
  • prize
  • respect
  • revere
  • treasure
  • worship
  • approve
  • esteem
  • eulogize
  • glorify
  • value
  • venerate
  • be crazy about
  • be crazy for
  • be crazy over
  • be mad about
  • be nuts about
  • be stuck on
  • be sweet on
  • be wild about
  • delight in
  • fall for
  • get high on
  • go for
  • groove on
  • hold in respect
  • look up to
  • moon over
  • pay homage to
  • rate highly
  • take pleasure in
  • think highly of
  • wonder at
See also synonyms for: admired / admires / admiring
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antonyms for admire

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  • blame
  • censure
  • condemn
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • despise
  • dishonor
  • dislike
  • disparage
  • disrespect
  • hate
  • reproach
  • mock
  • abhor
  • detest
  • execrate
  • scorn
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How to use admire in a sentence

People have a complicated relationship with robots, torn between admiring them, fearing them, rejecting them, and even boycotting them, as has happened in the automobile industry.
IS THE PANDEMIC SPURRING A ROBOT REVOLUTION?MARIUS ROBLESNOVEMBER 30, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
I admire anybody who can look forward, and make a statement about 2021.
LAST WEEK’S VACCINE-LED RALLY WAS ONE FOR THE RECORD BOOKS—BUT IS ALL THAT GOOD NEWS ALREADY PRICED IN?BERNHARD WARNERNOVEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
Russell, a player he admired above all others, scored 19 points for Boston, with 32 rebounds and five blocked shots.
TOM HEINSOHN, MAINSTAY OF BOSTON CELTICS DYNASTY AS PLAYER, COACH, DIES AT 86MATT SCHUDELNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It was a publishing company, based in New York, whose product I really admired.
TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER, ASK FOR WHAT YOU WANT—DIRECTLY AND EXPLICITLYMATTHEWHEIMERNOVEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
So, the second rookie mistake, I would say, was that because I trust and admire Gerard and his experience greatly, I did not put a great deal of oversight over the company.
WHY THE LEFT HAD TO STEAL THE RIGHT’S DARK-MONEY PLAYBOOK (BONUS EPISODE)SUDHIR VENKATESHOCTOBER 31, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The shelf is relatively wide at 46 inches, giving you lots of room to place items you admire.
FLOATING SHELVES TO DISPLAY YOUR FAVORITE GOODSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 29, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Still, sometimes you have to admire a good, old-fashioned rushing performance in the mold of history’s greatest RBs — and that’s exactly what Derrick Henry of the Tennessee Titans is giving us this season.
DON’T TELL DERRICK HENRY THAT RUNNING BACKS DON’T MATTERNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 22, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
“I seriously so admire her story,” she texted her friend, a fellow Catholic woman, as she watched the Supreme Court nominee’s confirmation hearings this week.
BARRETT CONFIRMATION HEARING DAY THREE: BARRETT DECLINES TO SAY WHETHER IT’S WRONG TO SEPARATE MIGRANT CHILDREN FROM PARENTSDEREK HAWKINS, SEUNG MIN KIM, ANN MARIMOW, KAROUN DEMIRJIANOCTOBER 14, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For the many Americans who admired Ginsburg, the news of her death is painful on multiple levels.
RUTH BADER GINSBURG WAS RIGHT TO KEEP WORKING UNTIL THE ENDSARAH TODDSEPTEMBER 19, 2020QUARTZ
Let them that sail on the sea, tell the dangers thereof: and when we hear with our ears, we shall admire.
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WORDS RELATED TO ADMIRE

  • admire
  • be crazy about
  • be gone on
  • be mad for
  • be nuts about
  • be serious about
  • be smitten with
  • be stuck on
  • be sweet on
  • be wild about
  • cherish
  • delight in
  • dig
  • dote on
  • esteem
  • exalt
  • fall for
  • flip over
  • glorify
  • go for
  • honor
  • idolize
  • prize
  • revere
  • reverence
  • treasure
  • venerate
  • worship
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