[uh-dawr, uh-dohr]
verb (used with object), adored, adoring.
to regard with the utmost esteem, love, and respect; honor.
to pay divine honor to; worship: to adore God.
to like or admire very much: I simply adore the way your hair is done!
verb (used without object), adored, adoring.
to worship.

1275–1325; < Latin adōrāre to speak to, pray, worship, equivalent to ad- ad- + ōrāre to speak, beg (see oral); replacing Middle English aour(i)e < Old French aourer < Latin

adorer, noun
adoringly, adverb
unadored, adjective
unadoring, adjective
unadoringly, adverb

1. idolize; reverence, revere, venerate.

1. abhor. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
adore (əˈdɔː)
1.  (tr) to love intensely or deeply
2.  to worship (a god) with religious rites
3.  informal (tr) to like very much: I adore chocolate
[C15: via French from Latin adōrāre, from ad- to + ōrāre to pray]

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Word Origin & History

c.1300, "to pay divine honors to," from O.Fr. aourer "to adore, worship" (10c.), from L. adorare "speak to formally, beseech, ask in prayer," in L.L. "to worship," from ad- "to" + orare "speak formally, pray" (see orator). Meaning "to honor very highly" is attested from 1590s;
weakened sense of "to be very fond of" emerged by 1880s.
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Bible Dictionary

Adore definition

to worship; to express reverence and homage. The forms of adoration among the Jews were putting off the shoes (Ex. 3:5; Josh. 5:15), and prostration (Gen. 17:3; Ps. 95:6; Isa. 44:15, 17, 19; 46:6). To "kiss the Son" in Ps. 2:12 is to adore and worship him. (See Dan. 3:5, 6.) The word itself does not occur in Scripture.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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Example sentences
Performers on stage draw the public in droves to adore them, but the lives of
  performers offstage draw even larger attention.
Every unit has a secondary firing mode that you can toggle, a feature that
  micromanagement junkies will adore.
Everywhere he goes, crowds apparently adore him, keen to forgive his flaws.
Adore because of its fabulous buttery-rich, ethereal versatility.
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