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lover

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Noun
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55 in 45 verses (in OT : 55 in 45 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

lovern. 
  •  One who loves; one who is in love; -- usually limited, in the singular, to a person of the male sex.  Gower.  [1913 Webster]
    "Love is blind, and lovers can not see
    The pretty follies that themselves commit.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A friend; one strongly attached to another; one who greatly desires the welfare of any person or thing; as, a lover of his country.  [1913 Webster]
    "I slew my best lover for the good of Rome."  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who has a strong liking for anything, as books, science, or music.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who is involved in a sexual relationship with another; as, she took a lover.  [PJC]
lovern. 
     See Louver.  Bp. Hall.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lover, n.
1 a person in love with another.
2 a person with whom another is having sexual relations.
3 (in pl.) a couple in love or having sexual relations.
4 a person who likes or enjoys something specified (a music lover; a lover of words).

Derivative
loverless adj.

THESAURUS

lover

Maecenas, abettor, acquaintance, addict, admirer, adorer, advocate, aficionado, alter ego, amorist, angel, apologist, aspirant, aspirer, babe, baby, baby-doll, backer, beau, beloved, best friend, bosom friend, boyfriend, brother, buff, buttercup, candidate, casual acquaintance, champion, cherub, chick, chickabiddy, close acquaintance, close friend, collector, confidant, confidante, coveter, darling, dear, deary, defender, dependence, desirer, devotee, doll, doxy, duck, duckling, encourager, endorser, exponent, familiar, fan, fancier, fancy man, favorer, fellow, fellow creature, fellowman, flame, follower, freak, friend, friend at court, girl friend, habitue, hankerer, hon, honey, honey bunch, honey child, hopeful, hound, inamorata, inamorato, infatuate, inseparable friend, intimate, lamb, lambkin, love, mainstay, maintainer, man, master, neighbor, other self, paramour, paranymph, partisan, patron, pet, petkins, pickup, precious, precious heart, promoter, protagonist, pursuer, reliance, repository, second, seconder, sectary, sider, snookums, solicitant, sponsor, stalwart, standby, steady, sugar, sugar daddy, suitor, support, supporter, sustainer, sweet, sweetheart, sweetie, sweetkins, sweets, sympathizer, truelove, upholder, votary, wanter, well-wisher, wisher, woman, wooer, yearner

ROGET THESAURUS

lover

Desire

N desire, wish, fancy, fantasy, want, need, exigency, mind, inclination, leaning, bent, animus, partiality, penchant, predilection, propensity, willingness, liking, love, fondness, relish, longing, hankering, inkling, solicitude, anxiety, yearning, coveting, aspiration, ambition, vaulting ambition, eagerness, zeal, ardor, empressement, breathless impatience, overanxiety, impetuosity, appetite, appetition, appetence, appetency, sharp appetite, keenness, hunger, stomach, twist, thirst, thirstiness, drouth, mouthwatering, itch, itching, prurience, cacoethes, cupidity, lust, concupiscence, edge of appetite, edge of hunger, torment of Tantalus, sweet tooth, lickerish tooth, itching palm, longing eye, wistful eye, sheep's eye, greed, voracity, passion, rage, furore, mania, manie, inextinguishable desire, dipsomania, kleptomania, lover, amateur, votary, devotee, aspirant, solicitant, candidate, applicant, supplicant, cormorant, desideratum, want, a consummation devoutly to be wished, attraction, magnet, allurement, fancy, temptation, seduction, fascination, prestige, height of one's ambition, idol, whim, whimsy, whimsey, maggot, hobby, hobby-horse, Fortunatus's cap, wishing cap, wishing stone, wishing well, desirous, desiring, inclined, partial to, fain, wishful, optative, anxious, wistful, curious, at a loss for, sedulous, solicitous, craving, hungry, sharp-set, peckish, ravening, with an empty stomach, esurient, lickerish, thirsty, athirst, parched with thirst, pinched with hunger, famished, dry, drouthy, hungry as a hunter, hungry as a hawk, hungry as a horse, hungry as a church mouse, hungry as a bear, greedy, unsatisfied, unsated, unslaked, unsaturated, eager, avid, keen, burning, fervent, ardent, agog, all agog, breathless, impatient, bent on, intent on, set on, bent upon, intent upon, set upon, mad after, enrage, rabid, dying for, devoured by desire, aspiring, ambitious, vaulting, skyaspiring, high-reaching, desirable, desired, in demand, pleasing, appetizing, appetible, tantalizing, wistfully, fain, Int, would that, would that it were!, O for!, esto perpetual, the wish being father to the thought, sua cuique voluptas, hoc erat in votis, the mouth watering, the fingers itching, aut Caesar aut nullus, Cassius has a lean and hungry look, hungry as the grave, I was born to other things, not what we wish but what we want, such joy ambition finds, the sea hath bounds but deep desire hath none, ubi mel ibi apes.

Love

N love, fondness, liking, inclination, regard, dilection, admiration, fancy, affection, sympathy, fellow-feeling, tenderness, heart, brotherly love, benevolence, attachment, yearning, eros, tender passion, amour, gyneolatry, gallantry, passion, flame, devotion, fervor, enthusiasm, transport of love, rapture, enchantment, infatuation, adoration, idolatry, Cupid, Venus, myrtle, true lover's knot, love token, love suit, love affair, love tale, love story, the, old story, plighted love, courtship, amourette, free love, maternal love, storge, parental love, young love, puppy love, attractiveness, popularity, favorite, lover, suitor, follower, admirer, adorer, wooer, amoret, beau, sweetheart, inamorato, swain, young man, flame, love, truelove, leman, Lothario, gallant, paramour, amoroso, cavaliere servente, captive, cicisbeo, caro sposo, inamorata, ladylove, idol, darling, duck, Dulcinea, angel, goddess, cara sposa, betrothed, affianced, fiancee, flirt, coquette, amorette, pair of turtledoves, abode of love, agapemone, loving, fond of, taken with, struck with, smitten, bitten, attached to, wedded to, enamored, charmed, in love, love-sick, over head and ears in love, head over heels in love, affectionate, tender, sweet upon, sympathetic, loving, amorous, amatory, fond, erotic, uxorious, ardent, passionate, rapturous, devoted, motherly, loved, beloved well beloved, dearly beloved, dear, precious, darling, pet, little, favorite, popular, congenial, after one's mind, after one's taste, after one's fancy, after one's own heart, to one's mind, to one's taste, to one's fancy, to one's own heart, in one's good graces, dear as the apple of one's eye, nearest to one's heart, lovable, adorable, lovely, sweet, attractive, seductive, winning, charming, engaging, interesting, enchanting, captivating, fascinating, bewitching, amiable, like an angel, amantes amentes, credula res amor est, militat omnis amasius, love conquers all, omnia vincit amor, si vis amari ama, the sweetest joy, the wildest woe.


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