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What is the verb for love?

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love
  1. (usually transitive, sometimes intransitive) To have a strong affection for (someone or something).
  2. (transitive) To need, thrive on.
  3. (transitive, colloquial) To be strongly inclined towards something; an emphatic form of like.
  4. (usually transitive, sometimes intransitive) To care deeply about, to be dedicated to (someone or something).
  5. (transitive) To derive delight from a fact or situation.
  6. Synonyms:
  7. Examples:
    1. “Of course, I would love having a coffee with you.”
      “The locals love their ancestors, and their attachment to family land is almost visceral.”
      “Paul kept saying that he was made to love her, and that she was made to love him. He then remarked that he couldn't get enough of her, and asked if she could get enough of him.”
love
  1. (transitive, obsolete or Britain dialectal) To praise; commend.
  2. (transitive, obsolete or Britain dialectal) To praise as of value; prize; set a price on.
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “Of course, I would love having a coffee with you.”
      “The locals love their ancestors, and their attachment to family land is almost visceral.”
      “Paul kept saying that he was made to love her, and that she was made to love him. He then remarked that he couldn't get enough of her, and asked if she could get enough of him.”
lovered
  1. simple past tense and past participle of lover
loved
loving
lovelify
  1. (transitive, rare) To make lovely.
lovelifies
  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lovelify
loves
loveth
  1. (archaic) third-person singular simple present indicative form of love
  2. Examples:
    1. “God loveth you better than to leave you masterless, as knowing that youth is rash and unexperienced.”
      “But why should man die because he loveth Jesu Christ better than he was wont?”
      “Vanquish't by right we must be, since Victory loveth the heedful.”
lovedeth
  1. (nonstandard, pseudo-archaic, hypercorrect) alternative third person singular past tense form of love
lovelified
  1. simple past tense and past participle of lovelify
lovest
  1. (archaic) second-person singular simple present form of love
  2. Examples:
    1. “Mark me, raphe, an thou lovest me, guard the Lady Bridget as thou wouldst a sister.”
      “It is so light and so fleeting, tender and tearful and dark, that is why thou lovest it, O thou spotless and serene.”
      “If thou lovest good scholars, this is not thankworthy in thee.”
lovedst
  1. (archaic) second-person singular simple past form of love
lovedest
  1. (archaic) second-person singular simple past form of love
lovelifying
  1. present participle of lovelify
lovez
  1. Informal spelling of loves.
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