(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. See love.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. loved, adored, worshiped, cherished, dear, favorite, admired, highly regarded or valued, idolized, precious, prized, dearest, yearned for, hallowed, popular, revered, venerated, treasured, well-liked, cared for, respected, endeared, favored, esteemed, doted on, nearest to one's own heart, dearly beloved, pleasing, after one's own heart, darling, pet.
Ant. hated*, abhorred, disliked.
Syn. fianc?, sweetheart, object of one's affection; see lover 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
loved, dearest, cherished, adored, darling, precious, worshipped, revered, treasured, esteemed.
ANT.: hated, detested, distained
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I adjective Regarded with much love and tenderness: darling, dear, loved, precious. See LOVE. II noun A person who is much loved: darling, dear, honey, love, minion, precious, sweet, sweetheart, truelove. Informal: sweetie. Idiom: light of one's life. See LOVE.

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