Definition of Loved

1. Adjective. Held dear. "His loved companion of many years"




Definition of Loved

1. Verb. (past of love) ¹

2. Adjective. Being the object of love. ¹

3. Adjective. (alternative form of loved) ¹

4. Verb. (poetic) (past of love) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Loved

1. love [v] - See also: love

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loved

love truncheons
love up
love vine
love ya
loveable
loveably
lovebirds
lovebite
lovebites
lovebug
lovebugs
lovechild
lovechildren
loved (current term)
loved-up
loved one
loved ones
loved up
lovedom
lovedrug
lovedrugs
lovee
lovees
lovefest
lovefests
loveful
lovefully

Literary usage of Loved

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan (1879)
"He desired much to be alone, yet he always loved good talk, ... He also loved much to see ancient things, and to be pondering them in his mind. ..."

2. A Philosophical and Practical Grammar of the English Language by Noah Webster (1822)
"If, Sfc. I have » been loved We have n been loved S Thou bast n been loved $ Ye have n beea loved '( You have n been loved £ You have n been loved He has or ..."

3. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1891)
"... to wish to be loved rather than to love, and on this1 account most men are fond of flatterers ; for a flatterer is an inferior friend, or pretends to be ..."

4. The First Lines of English Grammar: Being a Brief Abstract of the Author's by Goold Brown (1854)
"Singular. may be loved, 2 Thou mayst be loved, 3. He may be loved Plural. 1. ... Thou mightst be loved, 1. I might he loved, 3. He might be lored Plural. 1. ..."

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