n. 1.爱，热爱，爱戴。 give [send] one's love to sb. 向某人致意，问候某人。 mutual love互相爱慕。 show great love to [towards] one's comrades 热爱同志。 love of one's country 热爱祖国。 2.爱好；所爱的东西。 have a love for [of] sports 爱好体育运动。 3.(两性间的)恋爱；爱情。 one-sided love单相思，单恋。 4.性关系。 5.爱人〔尤指女性，意中人〕。 6.〔L-〕爱的化身，爱神 (＝ Cupid). 7.〔口语〕可爱的人；可爱的东西。 短语和例子 He is an old love. 他是个愉快的人。 It's a love , isn't it？ 真可爱啊，不是么？ What a love of a dog! 这狗多可爱! What loves of teacups! 这些茶杯真好! 8. 爱人，宝贝。 My love 亲爱的；宝宝〔对爱人、孩子的称呼〕。 9.【体育】零分。 短语和例子 love all 双方零分，打成零比零。 love five ＝ five love 5比0。 a labour of love 爱做的事，不取报酬而自愿做的事。 be in love with 热爱，迷恋。 be out of love with 不喜欢，讨厌。 fall in love with 爱上。 fall out of love with 不再爱，爱情中断。 Faults are thick where love is thin. 爱情淡薄时，样样都不顺眼。 for love 1. 由于高兴。 2. 不要钱，免费。 3. (玩牌等)不用钱赌输赢。 for love or money 无论出任何代价，无论如何。 for the love of 为着，为了。 for the love of Heaven [Mike] 千万，看在老天爷面上。 for (the) love of (the) game 为了兴趣，不是有所贪图而是为了爱好。 L- and cough cannot be hid. 〔谚语〕爱情像咳嗽，压不住。 love at first sight 一见钟情。 L- cannot be forced. 〔谚语〕爱情不能强求。 love in a cottage 糟糠夫妻。 L- is blind. 〔谚语〕恋爱是盲目的。 L- is neither bought nor sold. 〔谚语〕爱情不能买卖。 L- is the mother of love . 〔谚语〕情生情，爱生爱〔爱是互相的〕。 L- lives in cottages as well as in courts. 〔谚语〕爱情不分贫富。 make love to sb. 向某人调情[求爱]。 No herb will cure love . 〔谚语〕相思病无药可治。 One love drives out another. 〔谚语〕新的爱情来，旧的爱情去。 play for love (指打牌不是赌钱而只是)打着玩玩。 vt. 1.爱，热爱；爱戴。 love our motherland 热爱祖国。 2.(两性间)爱慕。 3.赞美，称赞。 4.有…的倾向 (to do) 〔口语〕欢喜，爱好 (to do). 短语和例子 a plant that loves shade 一种喜阴的植物。 Will you come？ I should love to. 你打算来么？ 我希望能来。 vi. 爱。 L- me, love my dog. 〔谚语〕爱屋及乌。
sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people; "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadn''t had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life" 同义词：sexual love, lovemaking, making love, love life,
any object of warm affection or devotion; "the theater was her first love"; "he has a passion for cock fighting"; 同义词：passion,
a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love" 同义词：sexual love, erotic love,
a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
a beloved person; used as terms of endearment 同义词：beloved, dear, dearest, honey,
a score of zero in tennis or squash; "it was 40 love"
have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?" 同义词：sleep together, roll in the hay, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk,
have a great affection or liking for; "I love French food"; "She loves her boss and works hard for him"
be enamored or in love with; "She loves her husband deeply"
get pleasure from; "I love cooking" 同义词：enjoy,
Love is an emotion of a strong affection and personal attachment.Oxford Illustrated American Dictionary (1998) + Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary (2000) Love is also said to be a virtue representing all of human kindness, compassion, and affection ?"the unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another".
I love her all the more because she is poor . 正因为她穷，我更爱她。
They asked whether he was crossed in love . 他们问他是不是情场失意。
Helena loved demetrius to distraction . 海丽娜疯狂地爱着狄米特律斯。
I have no feelings of love left in me . 爱，这种感情我一点也没有了。
He refused to make love before they were married . 他拒绝在婚前做爱。
Love can turn the cottage into a golden palace . 爱情可化陋室为宫殿。
I'm not backing out, byron, i love you . 我并没有反悔，拜伦，我爱你。
He would dearly love to see his mother again . 他极想再见到他的母亲。
For her it was enough that she loved him . 对她来说爱他就绰绰有余了。
Peter loves juggling with language . 彼得老爱在用词造句方面玩花样。