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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fond /ˈfɑnd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fond obs. imp. of Find.  Found.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fond, a.   [Compar. Fonder superl. Fondest.]
 1. Foolish; silly; simple; weak. [Archaic]
 Grant I may never prove so fond
 To trust man on his oath or bond.   --Shak.
 2. Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
 3. Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense; as, a fond mother or wife.
 4. Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; --  followed by of (formerly also by on).
              More fond on her than she upon her love.   --Shak.
              You are as fond of grief as of your child.   --Shak.
        A great traveler, and fond of telling his adventures.   --Irving.
 5. Doted on; regarded with affection. [R.]
    Nor fix on fond abodes to circumscribe thy prayer.   --Byron.
 6. Trifling; valued by folly; trivial. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fond, v. t. To caress; to fondle. [Obs.]
       The Tyrian hugs and fonds thee on her breast.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fond, v. i. To be fond; to dote. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fond n.  [Obs., or used as a French word]
 1. Foundation; bottom; groundwork; specif.: (a) Lace Making The ground. (b) Cookery The broth or juice from braised flesh or fish, usually served as a sauce.
 2.  Fund, stock, or store.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate
             children"; "caring parents"; "a fond embrace"; "fond
             of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"
             [syn: affectionate, caring, lovesome, tender,
      2: extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent; "adoring
         grandparents"; "deceiving her preoccupied and doting
         husband with a young captain"; "hopelessly spoiled by a
         fond mother" [syn: adoring, doting]
      3: absurd or silly because unlikely; "fond hopes of becoming
         President"; "fond fancies"
      4: (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or
         liking for; "fond of chocolate"; "partial to horror
         movies" [syn: fond(p), partial(p)]