hate

[heyt]
verb (used with object), hated, hating.
1.
to dislike intensely or passionately; feel extreme aversion for or extreme hostility toward; detest: to hate the enemy; to hate bigotry.
2.
to be unwilling; dislike: I hate to do it.
verb (used without object), hated, hating.
3.
to feel intense dislike, or extreme aversion or hostility.
noun
4.
intense dislike; extreme aversion or hostility.
5.
the object of extreme aversion or hostility.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English hat(i)en, Old English hatian (v.); cognate with Dutch haten, Old Norse hata, Gothic hatan, German hassen

hater, noun
self-hate, noun
unhated, adjective
unhating, adjective
unhatingly, adverb


1. loathe, execrate; despise. Hate, abhor, detest, abominate imply feeling intense dislike or aversion toward something. Hate the simple and general word, suggests passionate dislike and a feeling of enmity: to hate autocracy. Abhor expresses a deep-rooted horror and a sense of repugnance or complete rejection: to abhor cruelty; Nature abhors a vacuum. Detest implies intense, even vehement, dislike and antipathy, besides a sense of disdain: to detest a combination of ignorance and arrogance. Abominate expresses a strong feeling of disgust and repulsion toward something thought of as unworthy, unlucky, or the like: to abominate treachery.


1. love.
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hate (heɪt)
 
vb
1.  to dislike (something) intensely; detest
2.  (intr) to be unwilling (to be or do something)
 
n
3.  intense dislike
4.  informal a person or thing that is hated (esp in the phrase pet hate)
5.  (modifier) expressing or arousing feelings of hatred: hate mail
 
[Old English hatian; related to Old Norse hata, Old Saxon hatōn, Old High German hazzēn]
 
'hateable
 
adj
 
'hatable
 
adj
 
'hater
 
n

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Word Origin & History

hate
O.E. hatian "to hate," from P.Gmc. *khatojanan (cf. O.S. haton, O.N. hata, Ger. hassen, Goth. hatan "to hate"), from PIE base *kedes- "feel strongly" (cf. Avestan sadra- "grief, sorrow, calamity," Gk. kedos "care, trouble, sorrow," Welsh cas "pain, anger"). The noun is O.E. hete "hatred, spite," from
P.Gmc. *khatis-, altered in M.E. to conform with the verb. Hate mail is first attested 1967.
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Example sentences for hates
When i tell her morality is only evidence of low blood pressure, she hates me.
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