a·dore v. t. [imp. & p. p. adored p. pr. & vb. n. adoring ]
1. To worship with profound reverence; to pay divine honors to; to honor as a deity or as divine.
Bishops and priests, . . . bearing the host, which he [James II.] publicly adored. --Smollett.
2. To love in the highest degree; to regard with the utmost esteem and affection; to idolize.
The great mass of the population abhorred Popery and adored Monmouth. --Macaulay.
adj : regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a
god); "adored grandchildren"; "an idolized wife" [syn:
idolized, idolised, worshipped(a)]