adore

(redirected from adored)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

adore (one) for

To admire or love one for a certain trait or ability. I adore Jean for her studiousness—she is the hardest worker I've ever met. She adores him for his muscular build and thick head of hair.
See also: adore

adore someone for doing something

to be in awe of someone for doing something well. Everyone adores Sally for her wonderful sense of humor.
See also: adore

adore someone for having something

to be in awe of someone because of a particular trait or feature. Robert adores Mary for her smiling eyes.
See also: adore, have
References in periodicals archive ?
Tiffany Diamond finished second to Adored at Naas only two days after being beaten in an apprentice handicap at Killarney.
Both are available at 12-1 with Ladbrokes and VCbet biggest about Adored, and Paddy Power and Sporting bet offering the same price for Sail's chance.
We hope that they will draw comfort from knowing that he was adored during his all-too-short life and that readers of this newspaper are sending them their deepest sympathies.
Josephine revealed: "Anybody here who knows Deirdre knows that she loved her singsongs, she loved to party, she absolutely adored her children and her husband.
Although predeceased by her adored sister Beverly "Jane" Fraier, she is survived by sisters, Sheila Mercadante and Donna Millin, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.
We want to do something to show we adored him as much as he adored us.
On the Oaks front, Aidan O'Brien's Adored was the best-backed contender with totesport, with Johnny Murtagh expected to ride in preference to stablemate Sail.
AIDAN O'BRIEN yesterday said he could have a "big team" for Friday's Oaks with stable jockey Johnny Murtagh appearing to favour Adored, which appeared to be reflected in ante-post betting, writes Brian Fleming.
He was adored by everybody and touched everyone who met him.
Elaine de Kooning was the White Goddess: she knew everything, told little of it though she talked a lot, and we all adored (and adore) her.
From grade 1 on I always found a teacher whom I adored and I always found a teacher whom I adored and I always brought her home to meet everyone.
Fools Gold was the highlight with This Is The One and I Wanna Be Adored leading to the inevitable singalong.
Although predeceased by her adored sister Beverly "Jane" Fraier, Lynne is survived by sisters, Sheila Mercadante and Donna Millin as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.
HMS Liverpool is home once more in Liverpool the place that she is adored.