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See definition of hates on Dictionary.com
  • nounextreme dislike
  • verbdislike very strongly

synonyms for hates

  • animosity
  • antagonism
  • enmity
  • hatred
  • horror
  • hostility
  • loathing
  • pain
  • rancor
  • resentment
  • revenge
  • venom
  • abhorrence
  • abomination
  • anathema
  • animus
  • antipathy
  • aversion
  • bother
  • bugbear
  • detestation
  • disgust
  • execration
  • frost
  • grievance
  • gripe
  • irritant
  • malevolence
  • malignity
  • nuisance
  • objection
  • odium
  • rankling
  • repugnance
  • repulsion
  • revulsion
  • scorn
  • spite
  • trouble
  • black beast
  • bête noire
  • ill will
  • mislike
  • nasty look
  • no love lost
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antonyms for hates

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  • friendship
  • good will
  • happiness
  • kindness
  • liking
  • love
  • pleasure
  • sympathy
  • admiration
  • aid
  • approval
  • blessing
  • compliment
  • delight
  • esteem
  • flattery
  • fondness
  • help
  • honor
  • like
  • loving
  • praise
  • regard
  • respect
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How to use hates in a sentence

It was not early in the morning, for, if there is anything a Korean hates to do, it is to make an early start on a journey.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
He sincerely hates all anti-tobaccoites and has a supreme disgust for the memory of King James I. and all royal foes of the plant.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The enemy hates him bitterly, and would welcome an opportunity, would even conspire, to hang him.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
And as Barker hates me pretty much as he seems inclined to hate you, we are in the same box.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Though she hates me for a thousand reasons she is always caressing me in the hope of turning me against my uncles.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
He takes a pleasure in work; is happy inaction; and hates both clerical and secular indifference.
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The Emperor hates pomp and display, and all his family follow his precepts in enjoying a simple home life.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
What a misfortune that a man, who so passionately hates the Jews, should be incredulous to such a degree!
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
He hates walking, but brightened up considerably as we went along, and we talked of our various troubles.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
Any such intimation would be sure to lead to a distressing scene on my part, and he hates tears and complaints of any kind.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
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