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a love letter
▪ The book had a copy of a love letter from King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn.
a love poem
▪ Shakespeare's beautiful love poems
a love song
▪ He is releasing an album of love songs for Valentine’s Day.
a love story
▪ ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is a classic love story.
an act of kindness/love
▪ We were grateful for her act of kindness.
fallen in love
▪ I think that I’ve fallen in love with Angela.
free love
like/love/enjoy nothing better (than)
▪ She likes nothing better than a nice long walk along the beach.
love affair
▪ America’s love affair with the automobile
love and kisses (=used at the end of a letter )
▪ See you soon. Lots of love and kisses from Anna.
love bite
love child
love interest
love letter
love life
love nest
love rat
love seat
▪ James loved her dearly.
love/enjoy/relish a challenge
▪ Children enjoy a challenge so the work should not be too easy.
madly in love
▪ She fell madly in love with him.
much loved/admired/discussed etc
▪ The money will buy much needed books for the school.
▪ He finally made up his mind to profess his love for her.
puppy love
▪ a bad case of puppy love
return sb’s love/feelings (=love someone who loves you)
▪ Sadly, she could never return his love.
romantic love
▪ real old-fashioned romantic love
true love
tug of love
undying love/devotion/support etc
▪ They declared their undying love for each other.
would like/love/prefer
▪ Yes, please, I’d love a coffee.
▪ My parents would like to meet you.
▪ Claudia would have liked to refuse wanted to refuse, but she didn’t dare.
▪ How silly I was to trust that you would always love me!
▪ Jack always loved them in his way.
▪ Jack had always loved Polly's legs, but then he had always loved everything about Polly.
▪ It seemed I could argue and defend handily, and I always loved debating.
▪ She had always loved to sew, and when she had started to design in earnest wedding dresses had proved irresistible.
▪ I had always loved walking so it seemed the obvious thing to do.
▪ He had a good singing voice, and women always loved him.
▪ Also, I should dearly love to rest.
▪ At this point Katz would dearly love a little navigational help from above.
▪ But what I'd dearly love to know is what on earth made him so suspicious of me?
▪ He thinks this is his last go-round for basketball, a sport he dearly loves.
▪ I wish that Merseyside, which I love dearly, would follow the example of Dublin.
▪ Although she would dearly love to know if it was the norm for women to follow him home!
▪ I would dearly love to add a Catfish as a tank companion.
▪ I would really love to have long hair but it never seems to grow at the back, only at the fringe!
▪ But I really love what I do.
▪ That one of them doesn't really love the other; that they love one another a certain amount but not enough?
▪ Had Mattie ever really loved anyone but herself?
▪ And apparently she had really loved Magnus, and competed with Stella in caring for him.
▪ Maybe with the young woman from your hometown, the one you really love.
▪ I used to love concocting meals ... really love it.
▪ Edusha also admitted that she had never really loved Edek.
▪ He's been to watch quite a few games here since the day he left and that shows he still loves the place.
▪ When he became our congressman, people still loved him.
▪ Or are they still loved, even though more grown up?
▪ She still loves Eric, and Eric, red jump suit and all, is smart enough to know it.
▪ Was it possible to be unfaithful yet still love your wife?
▪ Yet many who look pained at even the thought of the spicy heat of a chili pepper still love Caesar salad.
▪ I even believe she still loves Gary.
▪ Probably his children loved him and perhaps his neighbours liked him too.
▪ Be assured, if that child loved his parents at all, that an engram exists here.
▪ McCarthy was a lucky child, privileged and loved by beautiful parents.
▪ By and large, children love to be read to.
▪ Hurtwood School is going very well; the children love it.
▪ That your children love you back is nearly as miraculous as their birth.
▪ Look at how much the children loved seeing that frozen carbon dioxide.
▪ The basic responsibility of parents is not to give our children love.
▪ Chrissie sat down on the bare floorboards, and watched the haggard features of the man she loved.
▪ But men everywhere love it too.
▪ She could see no sign of the man she loved.
▪ She had done what she could for her son, for now, and she was with the man she loved.
▪ And anyway, Daisy married the man she loved.
▪ He was an academic who respected women, a scholar who appreciated music, and a man who had loved his father.
▪ He had been everything she had ever imagined the man she loved would be.
▪ If she had seen the man I loved she would have thought him a figure of fantasy too.
▪ But in general, parents love their daughters, and are very concerned about them and their welfare.
▪ The parent who loves reading poetry aloud should by all means read poetry.
▪ Of course, there are those young people whom only a parent could love.
▪ To my parents for their loving concern.
▪ We must be corrective like a parent who yet loves the child he has chastised.
▪ I know my parents love me.
▪ An alleged serial killer whose parents loved him?
▪ These country people did not love bishops, the paraphernalia of church hierarchy.
▪ All four people who loved it have been informed in person.
▪ But she had only ever pulled the stops out for people she loved and respected.
▪ Both here and back in the capital city he would be surrounded by family and people who loved him.
▪ On the other hand there were many people who loved him dearly.
▪ Most people would love to be in the slump he's in right now.
▪ Some people love the atmosphere of refuges; others, myself included, would rather give them a miss.
▪ George would have loved it Funny how people love to be assessor, haw!
▪ Marry me, be my wife, and love me.
▪ My wife loves all that weird shit, so if I can support a friend, might as well support a friend.
▪ A wife loved her husband very dearly.
▪ He loved his wife and he loved her child.
▪ My wife will love me again.
▪ I love her as wives love their husbands, as friends who have taken each other for life.
▪ She was Tim's first choice when he set out to find the perfect engagement ring for the woman he loved.
▪ Some women love dressmaking or knitting.
▪ The difference, this time, was that the woman he loved did not leave him.
▪ I mean, of course, the mid-life change that's making the woman you love so difficult.
▪ I had a job I liked and a woman I loved.
▪ Everyone paints devotion like an artist painted all his portraits of women, after the appearance of the women he loved.
▪ He was one of those boys who was not only attracted to young women but who loved them as well.
▪ I know you loved Mark so; he was your only family.
▪ I wanted her to know that I loved her.
▪ You know how I loved your sister, and made her die.
▪ I know that I love him.
▪ I don't know anyone who was loved as she was.
▪ I know her family loved her.
▪ She loved him so desperately and she knew he loved her, but maybe not enough.
▪ The publishers knew that kids love codes that help them keep their marvelous secrets.
▪ And from now on it will be mine, she thought, and I shall learn to love it as he does.
▪ A contemporary story of mystery and romantic suspense of a woman who returns home to die and ends up learning to love.
▪ He once joked that the New Labour project would not be complete until the party learned to love Peter.
▪ They will adapt to and learn to love change.
▪ Shouldn't we learn to love ourselves the way we are?
▪ Day by day, I learned to understand and love the nuns.
▪ He does love her and she will learn to love him.
▪ Our personalities are made up as well by the totality of our life experiences, what we learn and whom we love.
a labour of love
▪ But for Mavis Hindmarsh and her team of volunteers furniture removal is a labour of love.
▪ But then it was a labour of love.
▪ Compiling such a list was a labour of love - too pleasurable an activity to pursue in office hours.
▪ David Croft and Jimmy Perry's sitcom was a labour of love.
▪ For Joan it has been a labour of love and provides an amusing and detailed insight into medicine in the town.
▪ It is a labour of love by Professor A. G. Toth and primarily for specialists.
▪ Male speaker It's a labour of love looking after Dinmore.
▪ Mervyn Gowell was a fitter at the plant and says that working on the Meteor was a labour of love.
all's fair in love and war
▪ Ah, come on; all's fair in love and war, Cameron.
be/fall head over heels in love
▪ It wasn't just the usual liaison: the two of them fell head over heels in love.
be/fall hopelessly in love (with sb)
▪ And, unknown to her father, I fell hopelessly in love with her.
▪ I was too afraid of falling hopelessly in love with this protégé of Yukio Mishima, whose marvellous homoerotic poems I translated.
▪ James Pawsey, the Tory member for Rugby, also appeared to be hopelessly in love.
▪ She was falling hopelessly in love with the man.
for the love of Mike
human interest/love interest
love/enjoy/hate etc every minute (of sth)
▪ And even when the tires went flat or the road grew rough, we loved every minute of the journey.
▪ And he thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.
▪ And I give it all I got and enjoy every minute of it.
▪ But we were careless and happy and full of fun, and enjoyed every minute of the day.
▪ He went down early each morning and jumped up and down in the briny, enjoying every minute of it.
▪ I got a goal and enjoyed every minute of it.
▪ I know we all enjoyed every minute of the three hectic months.
▪ The first mile was pure pain and I hated every minute of it.
my dear/darling/love etc
▪ Anabelle, my dear, you must try some.
▪ Hence my love for film and my desire to make films as a director and... actor.
▪ Oh, and give this bottle of Krug with my love to Charity when you see her.
▪ The measure of my outrage and anger was the measure of my love for you.
▪ Then, my dear Summerlee, it is that most wonderful of devices: a perpetual motion machine!
peace-loving/fun-loving/home-loving etc
tender loving care
▪ Mom gave us kids a lot of tender loving care.
▪ Right now I just need some tender loving care.
▪ At some level they still cling to the idea that tender loving care is the only factor in raising kids.
▪ Hospitals needed some one to give tender loving care to chil-dren, social agencies had various similar needs, and so on.
▪ It is the routine and tender loving care of the staff that create the best atmosphere.
▪ Lucky patients get superb nursing care, infused with professionalism and tender loving care.
▪ Mandy had plied her with tender loving care until the tears had come.
▪ The Backup New yachts suffer from teething problems, and older yachts need lots of tender loving care.
▪ Voice over Millie will need tender loving care and a lot of medical treatment before going home.
▪ With glass and tender loving care it can be done.
tough love
▪ In the world of rehabilitating addicts, this is known as showing your child tough love.
▪ It was just a good, tough love story, and that was one of the parts that made it tough.
what's not to like/love?
▪ a much-loved author
▪ Ben loves swimming, playing tennis, those kinds of thing.
▪ Cassie works in the theatre, and she really loves it.
▪ He loved his stepdaughter as if she were his own child.
▪ He stroked her hair and murmured, "I love you."
▪ I love you, Betty.
▪ I really believed that my parents didn't love me.
▪ It's incredible how much she loves those two kids.
▪ She loved to sit in the park and feed the ducks.
▪ Tom was the only man she had ever loved.
▪ We still love each other very much.
▪ And even crazier to have told him that she loved him.
▪ Because he just loves to write.
▪ I love to hear applause between movements.
▪ I love you so much now, it hurts!
▪ It is a heady, exhilarating feeling, and I love it.
▪ Just relax and let me love you.
▪ You needn't love boxing-or even care for it-to appreciate Toole's highly accomplished debut.
▪ He wanted a great love and thought he had found her, for life, when he was eighteen.
▪ But her great love for Jason made the loss of her family and her country seem to her a little thing.
▪ And this great love makes you both ruthless.
▪ For instance, one of his great loves was a woman whom he knew only by voice.
▪ She writes a little poetry and prose, and indulges her great love of cooking, at which she excels.
▪ She eventually became his wife, and his one great love.
▪ He wasn't the great love of my life.
▪ A lion, if you raise a lion, will give you great love and affection.
▪ Keifer Sutherland plays the boyfriend, and after three years he's still obsessed with the search for his lost love.
▪ Shelley felt the familiar pang of heartache and lost love as their eyes met.
▪ And oh Fergus, my dear, lost love, am I doing you so much harm?
▪ It had proved quite an exciting substitute for lost love, and a pacifier in that time of grave trouble.
▪ Assuming the form of the lost love, the spirit comes in a dream to sexually possess the abandoned one.
▪ But all the time he himself was carrying his own torch for a lost love.
▪ The reason for this fall is the fact that romantic love can not be sustained without an underlying friendship.
▪ There is also the fact that in our culture romantic love eludes both rational analysis and individual control.
▪ To us the flood of romantic love should be searched for and found before marriage.
▪ Then again, perhaps rough, tough Spacefleet troopers manifested peculiarly understated displays of romantic love.
▪ In addition to romantic love, the major tie that is still operative between male and female is the project of reproduction.
▪ To see them is to believe in love, real old-fashioned romantic love.
▪ Kissing became the gesture of romantic love, and future actors took up the torch.
▪ Unhappily-married Cape Town journalist Toni Balser finds true love against a backdrop of gruesome township violence.
▪ Roth, of course, remains eternally wedded to his one true love, his writing.
▪ William Yes-she might think you don't have true love on your mind.
▪ And it is only after this-after finding and showing your true being-that love can be accepted and believed in.
▪ Will Mark find true love with Julie?
▪ This is true even about love.
▪ Each fevered quest for a true love left me more adrift than ever.
▪ Unlike the Prince, she had had no love affairs when their friendship began at the beginning of that year.
▪ She had already had several tragic love affairs.
▪ Mankind's love affair with the apple goes back a long way.
▪ A love affair By the 1960s, when my own association with the hotel began, the Algonquin was all legend.
▪ But it had obvious difficulties for many students who found they could not manage both love affairs and study.
▪ Tempesta, Lockwood and their classmates who already have licenses can continue their love affair with driving.
▪ Others say Honda is keen to rekindle its old love affair.
▪ Was it possible that we were at the start of a love affair?
▪ They therefore devised no conventional love interest.
▪ We only have one woman, so the love interest is only going to be me, Kevin or Michael Palin.
▪ But Crowe's Maximus is no Mark Antony; there is no destructive love interest in the picture.
▪ I had the main love interest in my pictures stepping out to keep ahead of me.
▪ Consider, for example, the myriad adventure stories, most of which contain a definite love interest.
▪ In the glove compartment of his car was another love letter, this time written by her husband.
▪ She read her love letters alone in the woods.
▪ You wrote him all those love letters, and then I suppose you got tired of it, and stopped!
▪ I must have been about fifteen when I received my first love letter.
▪ Leonardo forges a love letter from Emilia, and bribes a servant to deliver it to Eustathius along with Emilia's stolen glove.
▪ I read his crowded arms and think of tattooed gravestones - love letters lost in all the long grass.
▪ It was a love letter, it was what she wanted and would she have the nerve to deliver it?
▪ The bundles of love letters testify to that.
▪ Clearly, you'd rather she stay out of your love life and she's not getting the hint.
▪ Their marriage may be over, but interest remains intense over the love lives of Diana and Charles.
▪ His home, law firm and love life were all sacrificed to the case which was brought on a contingency fee basis.
▪ Besides, your readers' behavior is as unpredictable as their eating habits or love lives.
▪ Mars and Venus this weekend means your love life will start to sparkle.
▪ The subtext is clear: Colgate is good for your breath, teeth -- and love life.
▪ Arid as I became more relaxed our love life returned to how it was before the children came along.
▪ I mean, I was talking about the future of my love life.
▪ I had never had to do love scenes and neither had Kylie.
▪ But I myself took out an early love scene that showed the two men in bed together.
▪ For a while it was enough to heckle the love scenes and cackle at disasters.
▪ Readers will not accept just a frivolous love scene thrown in.
▪ Not even the love scenes between Guillaume Depardieu and Anne Brochet can lift the deeply entrenched gloom.
▪ There were complaints from Lazenby that Diana Rigg was eating garlic before their big love scene.
▪ The love scenes between Fawcett and Boothe are straight out of a Harlequin novel, all romance and yearning and aching passion.
▪ She began to sing the famous love song.
▪ But mainly I sing love songs.
▪ A real love song is infinitely more appropriate for Christmas than a trashy song cooked up as a commercial gimmick.
▪ Nicole Simpson sent him cookies, letters and tapes filled with love songs, he said.
▪ There's only so many love songs you can write.
▪ Singing love songs to Mr Death, they smashed his head.
▪ But these are competent love songs, carried on the strength of the 23-year-old's powerful and seductive vocals.
▪ Would-be lovebirds are unable to hear the love songs sung by other birds.
▪ A devastating, tragic love story about mature people.
▪ The narrative line wavers, its constant ebb and flow in political affairs and love story creating a sense of drift.
▪ As if in a corny love story, they found themselves in each other's arms.
▪ Even by the industry's fickle standards, it was one of the shortest corporate love stories ever told.
▪ There is suffering and tragedy in this quirky love story as Toshi learns the truth of his parents' past.
▪ This novel is a love story.
▪ Romances are love stories, and they do take the subject of love and give it a fictional treatment.
▪ Well, she would fall out of love with him.
▪ Will she fall in love with Rhett Butler instead?
▪ I am the same woman you fell in love with then, the very same.
▪ Homesickness was what happened when you went to bed with some one and then fell in love.
▪ She didn't know anything about falling in love, let alone falling in love on a budget, as Nelson put it.
▪ She was still radiantly beautiful even though Perseus by now was full grown, and Polydectes fell in love with her.
▪ Hollywood stars were safe to fall in love with, dead or a million dollars away.
▪ Some boys fall in love with other boys.
▪ Some people, and you may be one, slowly and partially pick up their lives after losing their love.
▪ She was not just a lost love, or a found love either.
▪ The centre court crowd seemed to have lost their love for Venus.
▪ Other parents fear that they may displease, and therefore lose the love of, their children if they are too strict.
▪ To lose love through death is hard but understandable; to lose love and not understand why is intolerable.
▪ She never lost her love of the West, and I admire that.
▪ To lose love through death is hard but understandable; to lose love and not understand why is intolerable.
▪ I lost the love of acting and singing.
▪ She also wanted him to undress her and make wild passionate love.
▪ He discovered this every time he wanted to make love to her.
▪ It sickened her that she could have made love with Tom and be able to remember nothing of it.
▪ That the man she had just made love to was stupider...
▪ She only knew that they had made love at all by the sticky wetness in between her thighs and on the bedsheet.
▪ They never communicated, they never made love.
▪ Of course, she sent her love to Jean.
▪ Users can send as many love missives as they like, one at a time.
▪ So listen to it, send it your love - then use a positive affirmation.
▪ A giant Styrofoam heart to send to your true love, from Better Than a Letter, $ 4. 50.
▪ Rachaela had not asked Ruth if she wished to send Emma her love.
▪ He asks me to send you his love.
▪ I am fine and your family is in good health and send their love.
▪ Grandparents, schoolfriends and neighbours all tried to write to the children, to send messages of love and support.
a labour of love
▪ But for Mavis Hindmarsh and her team of volunteers furniture removal is a labour of love.
▪ But then it was a labour of love.
▪ Compiling such a list was a labour of love - too pleasurable an activity to pursue in office hours.
▪ David Croft and Jimmy Perry's sitcom was a labour of love.
▪ For Joan it has been a labour of love and provides an amusing and detailed insight into medicine in the town.
▪ It is a labour of love by Professor A. G. Toth and primarily for specialists.
▪ Male speaker It's a labour of love looking after Dinmore.
▪ Mervyn Gowell was a fitter at the plant and says that working on the Meteor was a labour of love.
all's fair in love and war
▪ Ah, come on; all's fair in love and war, Cameron.
be/fall head over heels in love
▪ It wasn't just the usual liaison: the two of them fell head over heels in love.
be/fall hopelessly in love (with sb)
▪ And, unknown to her father, I fell hopelessly in love with her.
▪ I was too afraid of falling hopelessly in love with this protégé of Yukio Mishima, whose marvellous homoerotic poems I translated.
▪ James Pawsey, the Tory member for Rugby, also appeared to be hopelessly in love.
▪ She was falling hopelessly in love with the man.
for the love of Mike
human interest/love interest
love/enjoy/hate etc every minute (of sth)
▪ And even when the tires went flat or the road grew rough, we loved every minute of the journey.
▪ And he thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.
▪ And I give it all I got and enjoy every minute of it.
▪ But we were careless and happy and full of fun, and enjoyed every minute of the day.
▪ He went down early each morning and jumped up and down in the briny, enjoying every minute of it.
▪ I got a goal and enjoyed every minute of it.
▪ I know we all enjoyed every minute of the three hectic months.
▪ The first mile was pure pain and I hated every minute of it.
my dear/darling/love etc
▪ Anabelle, my dear, you must try some.
▪ Hence my love for film and my desire to make films as a director and... actor.
▪ Oh, and give this bottle of Krug with my love to Charity when you see her.
▪ The measure of my outrage and anger was the measure of my love for you.
▪ Then, my dear Summerlee, it is that most wonderful of devices: a perpetual motion machine!
peace-loving/fun-loving/home-loving etc
send your love/regards/best wishes etc
▪ He sends his best wishes to everybody at home.
▪ Mr Mason sends his best wishes for the success of the event.
tender loving care
▪ Mom gave us kids a lot of tender loving care.
▪ Right now I just need some tender loving care.
▪ At some level they still cling to the idea that tender loving care is the only factor in raising kids.
▪ Hospitals needed some one to give tender loving care to chil-dren, social agencies had various similar needs, and so on.
▪ It is the routine and tender loving care of the staff that create the best atmosphere.
▪ Lucky patients get superb nursing care, infused with professionalism and tender loving care.
▪ Mandy had plied her with tender loving care until the tears had come.
▪ The Backup New yachts suffer from teething problems, and older yachts need lots of tender loving care.
▪ Voice over Millie will need tender loving care and a lot of medical treatment before going home.
▪ With glass and tender loving care it can be done.
tough love
▪ In the world of rehabilitating addicts, this is known as showing your child tough love.
▪ It was just a good, tough love story, and that was one of the parts that made it tough.
what's not to like/love?
▪ All children need love, attention, and encouragement.
▪ Jack was her first love.
▪ She nourishes a secret, unrequited love for Harry.
▪ She was never able to express her love for Henry.
▪ And though they regularly clashed, they were undoubtedly in love.
▪ Finally, it never hurts to wear our own love of reading on our sleeve.
▪ I used to read books about love.
▪ Only his tears spoke of brotherly love.
▪ The authoritative, dedicated, and benign conductor was Williams Llewellyn, whose knowledge and love for the score was obvious.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Love \Love\ (l[u^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Loved (l[u^]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. Loving.] [AS. lufian. [root]124. See Love, n.]

  1. To have a feeling of love for; to regard with affection or good will; as, to love one's children and friends; to love one's country; to love one's God.

    Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
    --Matt. xxii. 37.

    Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thy self.
    --Matt. xxii. 39.

  2. To regard with passionate and devoted affection, as that of one sex for the other.

  3. To take delight or pleasure in; to have a strong liking or desire for, or interest in; to be pleased with; to like; as, to love books; to love adventures.

    Wit, eloquence, and poetry. Arts which I loved.


Love \Love\ (l[u^]v), n. [OE. love, luve, AS. lufe, lufu; akin to E. lief, believe, L. lubet, libet, it pleases, Skr. lubh to be lustful. See Lief.]

  1. A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; pre["e]minent kindness or devotion to another; affection; tenderness; as, the love of brothers and sisters.

    Of all the dearest bonds we prove Thou countest sons' and mothers' love Most sacred, most Thine own.

  2. Especially, devoted attachment to, or tender or passionate affection for, one of the opposite sex.

    He on his side Leaning half-raised, with looks of cordial love Hung over her enamored.

  3. Courtship; -- chiefly in the phrase to make love, i. e., to court, to woo, to solicit union in marriage.

    Demetrius . . . Made love to Nedar's daughter, Helena, And won her soul.

  4. Affection; kind feeling; friendship; strong liking or desire; fondness; good will; -- opposed to hate; often with of and an object.

    Love, and health to all.

    Smit with the love of sacred song.

    The love of science faintly warmed his breast.

  5. Due gratitude and reverence to God.

    Keep yourselves in the love of God.
    --Jude 21.

  6. The object of affection; -- often employed in endearing address; as, he held his love in his arms; his greatest love was reading. ``Trust me, love.''

    Open the temple gates unto my love.

  7. Cupid, the god of love; sometimes, Venus.

    Such was his form as painters, when they show Their utmost art, on naked Lores bestow.

    Therefore do nimble-pinioned doves draw Love.

  8. A thin silk stuff. [Obs.]

  9. (Bot.) A climbing species of C lematis ( Clematis Vitalba).

  10. Nothing; no points scored on one side; -- used in counting score at tennis, etc.

    He won the match by three sets to love.
    --The Field.

  11. Sexual intercourse; -- a euphemism. Note: Love is often used in the formation of compounds, in most of which the meaning is very obvious; as, love-cracked, love-darting, love-killing, love-linked, love-taught, etc. A labor of love, a labor undertaken on account of regard for some person, or through pleasure in the work itself, without expectation of reward. Free love, the doctrine or practice of consorting with one of the opposite sex, at pleasure, without marriage. See Free love. Free lover, one who avows or practices free love. In love, in the act of loving; -- said esp. of the love of the sexes; as, to be in love; to fall in love. Love apple (Bot.), the tomato. Love bird (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of small, short-tailed parrots, or parrakeets, of the genus Agapornis, and allied genera. They are mostly from Africa. Some species are often kept as cage birds, and are celebrated for the affection which they show for their mates. Love broker, a person who for pay acts as agent between lovers, or as a go-between in a sexual intrigue. --Shak. Love charm, a charm for exciting love. --Ld. Lytton. Love child. an illegitimate child. --Jane Austen. Love day, a day formerly appointed for an amicable adjustment of differences. [Obs.] --Piers Plowman. --Chaucer. Love drink, a love potion; a philter. --Chaucer. Love favor, something given to be worn in token of love. Love feast, a religious festival, held quarterly by some religious denominations, as the Moravians and Methodists, in imitation of the agap[ae] of the early Christians. Love feat, the gallant act of a lover. --Shak. Love game, a game, as in tennis, in which the vanquished person or party does not score a point. Love grass. [G. liebesgras.] (Bot.) Any grass of the genus Eragrostis. Love-in-a-mist. (Bot.)

    1. An herb of the Buttercup family ( Nigella Damascena) having the flowers hidden in a maze of finely cut bracts.

    2. The West Indian Passiflora f[oe]tida, which has similar bracts.

      Love-in-idleness (Bot.), a kind of violet; the small pansy.

      A little western flower, Before milk-white, now purple with love's wound; And maidens call it love-in-idleness.

      Love juice, juice of a plant supposed to produce love.

      Love knot, a knot or bow, as of ribbon; -- so called from being used as a token of love, or as a pledge of mutual affection.

      Love lass, a sweetheart.

      Love letter, a letter of courtship.

      Love-lies-bleeding (Bot.), a species of amaranth ( Amarantus melancholicus).

      Love match, a marriage brought about by love alone.

      Love potion, a compounded draught intended to excite love, or venereal desire.

      Love rites, sexual intercourse.

      Love scene, an exhibition of love, as between lovers on the stage.

      Love suit, courtship.

      Of all loves, for the sake of all love; by all means. [Obs.] ``Mrs. Arden desired him of all loves to come back again.''

      The god of love, or The Love god, Cupid.

      To make love, to engage in sexual intercourse; -- a euphemism.

      To make love to, to express affection for; to woo. ``If you will marry, make your loves to me.''

      To play for love, to play a game, as at cards, without stakes. ``A game at piquet for love.''

      Syn: Affection; friendship; kindness; tenderness; fondness; delight.


Love \Love\, v. i. To have the feeling of love; to be in love.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

Old English lufu "love, affection, friendliness," from Proto-Germanic *lubo (cognates: Old High German liubi "joy," German Liebe "love;" Old Norse, Old Frisian, Dutch lof; German Lob "praise;" Old Saxon liof, Old Frisian liaf, Dutch lief, Old High German liob, German lieb, Gothic liufs "dear, beloved").\n

\nThe Germanic words are from PIE *leubh- "to care, desire, love" (cognates: Latin lubet, later libet "pleases;" Sanskrit lubhyati "desires;" Old Church Slavonic l'ubu "dear, beloved;" Lithuanian liaupse "song of praise").\n\n"Even now," she thought, "almost no one remembers Esteban and Pepita but myself. Camilla alone remembers her Uncle Pio and her son; this woman, her mother. But soon we shall die and all memory of those five will have left the earth, and we ourselves shall be loved for a while and forgotten. But the love will have been enough; all those impulses of love return the love that made them. Even memory is not necessary for love. There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning."

[Thornton Wilder, "Bridge of San Luis Rey," 1927]

\nMeaning "a beloved person" is from early 13c. The sense "no score" (in tennis, etc.) is 1742, from the notion of "playing for love," i.e. "for nothing" (1670s). Phrase for love or money "for anything" is attested from 1580s. Love seat is from 1904. Love-letter is attested from mid-13c.; love-song from early 14c. To fall in love is attested from early 15c. To be in love with (someone) is from c.1500. To make love is from 1570s in the sense "pay amorous attention to;" as a euphemism for "have sex," it is attested from c.1950. Love life "one's collective amorous activities" is from 1919, originally a term in psychological jargon. Love affair is from 1590s. The phrase no love lost (between two people) is ambiguous and was used 17c. in reference to two who love each other well (c.1640) as well as two who have no love for each other (1620s).

Old English lufian "to love, cherish, show love to; delight in, approve," from Proto-Germanic *lubojan (cognates: Old High German lubon, German lieben), from root of love (n.). Related: Loved; loving. Adjective Love-hate "ambivalent" is from 1937, originally a term in psychological jargon.


Etymology 1 n. 1 (label en uncountable) Strong affection. 2 # An intense feeling of affection and care towards another person. vb. 1 (context usually transitive sometimes intransitive English) To have a strong affection for (someone or something). 2 (context transitive English) To need, thrive on. 3 (context transitive colloquial English) To be strongly inclined towards something; an emphatic form of ''like''. 4 (context usually transitive sometimes intransitive English) To care deeply about, to be dedicated to (someone or something). Etymology 2

vb. 1 (context transitive obsolete or UK dialectal English) To praise; commend. 2 (context transitive obsolete or UK dialectal English) To praise as of value; prize; set a price on. Etymology 3

n. (context racquet sports English) zero, no score.

  1. n. a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love" [ant: hate]

  2. any object of warm affection or devotion; "the theater was her first love" or "he has a passion for cock fighting"; [syn: passion]

  3. a beloved person; used as terms of endearment [syn: beloved, dear, dearest, loved one, honey]

  4. a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"

  5. a score of zero in tennis or squash; "it was 40 love"

  6. 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" [syn: sexual love, lovemaking, making love, love life]

  1. v. have a great affection or liking for; "I love French food"; "She loves her boss and works hard for him" [ant: hate]

  2. get pleasure from; "I love cooking" [syn: enjoy]

  3. be enamored or in love with; "She loves her husband deeply"

  4. have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?" [syn: 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]

Love -- U.S. County in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 8831
Housing Units (2000): 4066
Land area (2000): 515.382755 sq. miles (1334.835151 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 16.560771 sq. miles (42.892198 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 531.943526 sq. miles (1377.727349 sq. km)
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 33.941304 N, 97.194143 W
Love, OK
Love County
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Love (Foetus album)

Love is a Foetus album released on CD by Ectopic Ents/ Birdman Records in 2005. Initial copies include a DVD disc with additional content. It features a dramatic shift in tone and style compared to previous Foetus releases, being more atmospheric and emotional in tone.

Love is Ectopic Ents #ECT ENTS 027.

Love (1991 film)

Love the remake of Telugu blockbuster Prema starring Venkatesh and Revathi. It could not repeat the success of the original and ended up as an average grosser. The makers changed the tragic climax from the original film to one with a happy ending.

Love (Love album)

Love is the eponymous debut album by the Los Angeles-based rock band Love.

Love (disambiguation)

Love is an emotion of strong affection and personal attachment.

Love or Loved may also refer to:

Love (Sesame Street album)

Love (styled L♥VE on the front cover) is a record album featuring the cast of Sesame Street. It was released in 1980.


Lóve is a 2011 Slovak-language film directed by Jakub Kroner, starring Michal Nemtuda and Kristína Svarinská, alongside Jakub Gogál. The action- romantic drama was released on October 13, 2011, while distributed by Continental Film in Slovakia, and Falcon in the Czech Republic.

Although the plot revolves around love determination, the original title refers to "money" instead, which serve as instrumental, quoting a term commonly used in the region amongs gypsies - "lóve". In English therefore, "Falling in Money", "Love Deal" or "Dirty Love", could be used as apt equivalents for the title.

Despite the mixed reviews upon its theatrical release, the work has been ranked amongs the highest grossing films in the Slovak-cinema era, placing at number three as of November 2014.

Love (band)

Love is an American rock group that was most prominent in the late 1960s and early 1970s. They were originally led by singer/songwriter Arthur Lee who wrote most of the songs, although some of their best known songs were written by Bryan MacLean. One of the first racially diverse American bands, they have been labelled as a psychedelic rock, folk rock and psychedelic pop band, combining elements and influences from folk, blues, jazz, flamenco and baroque pop.

While finding only modest success on the music charts, Love would come to be praised by critics as one of the finest and most important American rock groups of their era. Their third album Forever Changes (1967) is generally regarded as their masterpiece.

Love (The Cult album)

Love is the second album by English rock band The Cult, released in 1985 on Beggars Banquet Records. The record has been released in nearly 30 countries worldwide, and sold an estimated 2.5 million copies. It gave The Cult commercial success in the UK and abroad. Love was recorded at Jacob's Studios in Farnham, Surrey, in July and August 1985.

Many European CD pressings, as well as Canadian and Australian pressings, include two bonus tracks: "Little Face" as track four, and "Judith" as track eleven. Various other foreign pressings have several other bonus tracks. For unknown reasons, the Korean vinyl and cassette tape editions omitted the songs "Big Neon Glitter" and " Revolution". Also inexplicably, in the Philippines a considerably shorter version of the song "Brother Wolf, Sister Moon" was used; it lasts only 5:18, omitting most of the guitar solos in the second half of the song.

In 2000, the album was remastered and reissued on CD, with only the ten original songs and different artwork. "Big Neon Glitter" and "Hollow Man" are alternately listed with and without the article "The" in their title, respectively.

In 2003, the record was issued on CD in Russia, Belarus and Lithuania, formerly being available only as a bootleg LP in the Soviet Union. These 2003 Eastern European releases came with the bonus tracks "Faith Healer" and "Edie (Ciao Baby)" (acoustic) as tracks 13 and 14, and the word acoustic is misspelled as ""; the pressings also use a different font for the lettering. There is also an Indonesian cassette tape version which rearranges the track listing, and includes "Dreamtime" and "Bad Medicine Waltz", from the previous Cult record Dreamtime.

To coincide with the band's Love Live Tour in August 2009, the band released two different editions of the album:

Version one is the "Expanded Edition", a 2-CD set consisting of the album on one disc as well as extended versions of album cuts, remixes, and b-sides on the second disc. This set was released on August 18, 2009 in the USA/Canada and September 21 in Europe.

Version two is called the "Omnibus Edition" which features the first two discs from the "Expanded Edition" plus two more discs. Disc three features extremely rare demos from the Love album presented for the first time, and disc four features a live concert recorded by the BBC at the Hammersmith Odeon in London on October 31, 1985.

Love (John Lennon song)

"Love" is a song written and performed by John Lennon, originally released in 1970 on the John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band album.

Love (Beatles album)

Love is a soundtrack remix album of music recorded by the Beatles, released in November 2006. It features music compiled and remixed as a mashup for the Cirque du Soleil show of the same name. The album was produced by George Martin and his son Giles Martin, who said, "What people will be hearing on the album is a new experience, a way of re-living the whole Beatles musical lifespan in a very condensed period."

Love (The Juliana Theory album)

Love was the third album by Greensburg, Pennsylvania indie-rock band The Juliana Theory released on October 22, 2002 on Epic Records.

Love (crater)

Love is an impact crater on the far side of the Moon. It is located just to the north of the crater Perepelkin. Prager nearly touches the northeastern rim. To the northwest is Bečvář.

This is an eroded crater formation with several smaller craters along the rim. A chain of three small craters lies across the western rim and inner wall, and a crater cuts across the eastern rim. The inner walls have been worn and their features softened by impacts and possibly ejecta from other craters. The northern portion of the interior floor contains a considerable number of small and tiny craterlets that nearly form a continuous carpet in places. The southern floor is less impacted, with only a few tiny craterlets.

Love (Destiny)

"Love (Destiny)" (stylized as "LOVE ~Destiny~") is a song recorded by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki. It served as the second single from Hamasaki's second studio album Loveppears (1999). It was released by Avex Trax in Japan and Taiwan on April 14, 1999, and through Avex Entertainment Inc. worldwide in September 2008. The track was written by Hamasaki herself, while production was handled by long-time collaborator Max Matsuura. There are three official versions of the single: a ballad version arranged by Tsunku, an edited version featuring vocals by Tsunku, the vocalist of the band Sharan Q, and a dance-influenced version that was included on Loveppears.

Upon its release, "Love (Destiny)" received positive reviews from music critics. Some highlighted the single as one of Hamasaki's best work. Commercially, the single was a success in Japan, reaching number one on the Oricon Singles Chart and TBS' Count Down TV chart, her first record to do so on either charts. It became Hamasaki's first single to sell over 500,000 units, and was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) for shipments of 400,000 units. Due to the single's success, it was re-released as a CD single and entered again on both record charts.

An accompanying music video was directed by Wataru Takeishi, which featured Hamasaki in a large skyscraper singing the song in different areas. To promote the single, it appeared on several remix and greatest hits compilation albums and live concert torus conducted by Hamasaki. It was used as the official theme song for the Japanese television show SemiDouble (1999). To date, it is one of her highest selling singles according to Oricon Style.

Love (2005 film)

Love is a 2005 independent feature film, written, directed and edited by Vladan Nikolic, produced by Jim Stark ( Down by Law, Night on Earth, Factotum) and executive produced by Christoph Thoke ( Tropical Malady). The film was made in New York City for $350,000, with a cast and crew from over 20 countries, with 168 scenes, shot at over 60 locations. The film was shot on mini DV in 20 days, transferred to 35mm film, and received high praise in the September 2005 issue of American Cinematographer for its stylish look.

It impressed audiences and critics at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival, Venice Film Festival, and the Oldenburg Film Festival. Love also won the Prix De Jeunes at the Cinéma Tout Ecran festival in Geneva, Switzerland. Critics compared the film to Pulp Fiction, Memento, Rashomon, and in its political subtext to Marathon Man and Dirty Pretty Things ( Variety).

Told through a non-linear narrative from each of the characters' points of view, the film reconstructs the stories of a Yugoslav hit man (Sergej Trifunovic), his former lover (Geno Lechner), and her police officer boyfriend (Peter Gevisser), as their paths cross in New York.

Love (Keyshia Cole song)

"Love" is a song by American R&B recording artist Keyshia Cole. It was written by Greg Curtis and Keyshia Cole and produced by Gregory G. Curtis Sr for her debut album, The Way It Is (2005), released on January 6, 2006 as the album's fifth single, "Love" emerged as the most successful single from the album. It peaked at number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and at number three on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, becoming her breakthrough record after a string of modestly successful singles.

Its accompanying music video features R&B singer Tyrese and received heavy play on BET. On the countdown show, 106 and Park, the track retired, making the countdown for 65 days. The video retired from the countdown on 19 April 2006. The single was certified platinum by the RIAA.

Love (Edyta Bartosiewicz album)

Love is the first solo Edyta Bartosiewicz album. However, she doesn't identify herself with the lyrical content as, in her own words, she considers it to be "too womanlike and pastel, and I'm not always like this". It's been recorded entirely in English and has reached gold status in Poland. Although released by Chrisalis for British market, it failed to make an impact on broader audience. Edyta received the Amber Nightingale award at 1992 Sopot Festival for this album, although her performance wasn't favorably received, likely due to English character of the songs, her performing in a Polish Artist category.

Love (TV series)

Love is an American romantic comedy web television series created by Judd Apatow, Paul Rust, and Lesley Arfin. This show stars Gillian Jacobs and Rust. Netflix has ordered two seasons of the show. The first 10-episode season was made available on February 19, 2016, and a 12-episode second season will premiere in 2017.

The series is a "down-to-earth look at dating," exploring male and female perspectives on romantic relationships through the characters Mickey and Gus, played by Jacobs and Rust respectively.

Love (S.E.S. album)

Love is an album in 1999 by S.E.S.. This is S.E.S.' third Korean album. It sold approximately 780,000 copies. Singles include "Love" and "Twilight Zone".

Love (Cirque du Soleil)

Love is a 2006 theatrical production by Cirque du Soleil which combines the re-produced and re-imagined music of the Beatles with an interpretive, circus-based artistic and athletic stage performance. The show plays at a specially built theatre at the Mirage in Las Vegas.

A joint venture between Cirque and the Beatles' Apple Corps Ltd, it is the first theatrical production that Apple Corps Ltd. has partnered in. Love is written and directed by Dominic Champagne. Music directors are Sir George Martin, producer of nearly all of the Beatles' records, and his son, record producer Giles Martin. A soundtrack album of the show was released in November 2006.

Love (2011 film)

Love is a 2011 science fiction drama film produced and scored by the alternative rock band Angels & Airwaves. The film is the directorial debut of filmmaker William Eubank. The film's world-premiere took place on February 2, 2011 at the 26th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival and the film was later featured in the Seattle International Film Festival, FanTasia 2011, and a number of other festivals around the world. The film was screened in 460 theatres across the United States on August 10, 2011, in the Love Live event.

Love portrays the personal- psychological effects of isolation and loneliness when an astronaut becomes stranded in space and through this, emphasizes the importance of human connection and love. Additionally, it touches on the fragility of humanity's existence (explored through a dying Earth- apocalyptic doomsday scenario) inspired by the cautions of Carl Sagan in Pale Blue Dot and considers the importance of memories and stories as humanity's legacy.

Love (Thalía album)

Love is the third studio album by Mexican singer Thalía, it was released in 1992, under the previously owned Televisa record label, Melody/Fonovisa, which now belongs to Univision Music Group. This album was released in Mexico, some Central-American countries, the United States (with an alternative cover), Spain, Greece and Turkey.

In Mexico, two different versions of 'Love' were released. The first one included only 12 songs. However, as Thalía's soap-opera María Mercedes was turning a big hit, a second version of the album was issued, featuring the Telenovela "soundtrack" as a bonus track.

The album was recorded in Spain and produced by the Spanish producer Luis Carlos Esteban. Photography was in charge of the well-known photographer Adolfo Pérez Butron. It includes four covers, "A la Orilla del Mar" ("At the Seaside"), " La Vie en Rose" ("Life in Pink"), "Cien Años" ("A Hundred Years") and "Nunca Sabrás" ("You'll Never Know").

The album was certified Platinum + Gold in Mexico for 350,000 sold. To celebrate Thalía's 25 anniversary as a solo artist, as for December 2014, this album is available in the digital platforms iTunes and Spotify.

Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)

"Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)" is a 1965 pop ballad by Motown girl group Martha and the Vandellas. A rare ballad for the group, whose forte was reportedly uptempo soul dance numbers including " Dancing in the Street" and " Nowhere to Run", the b-side to the group's single, " You've Been in Love Too Long", although the song only peaked at #70 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and #22 on the Billboard Hot R&B singles chart, it was number one on many American urban radio playlists. The song, written and produced by Holland–Dozier–Holland, has the narrator explain why love makes her do things she later regrets.

Love (Musiq Soulchild song)

"Love" is the second single from Musiq Soulchild's debut album Aijuswanaseing.

It debuted on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart on December 30, 2000, spent 38 weeks on the chart (its last being September 15, 2001), and peaked at #2.

"Love" entered the Billboard Hot 100 on February 17, 2001, spending 22 weeks there, peaking at #24 and falling off on July 7, 2001.

The gospel R&B trio Trin-i-tee 5:7 covered this song in 2002 for their album The Kiss, changing the title to "Lord", making it a gospel song.

Love (Ai Otsuka)

(stylized as LOVE) is a fictional female bunny character and singer created by Japanese singer Ai Otsuka. Love was to star in an album originally titled I canChu♥ and a promotional music video from I canChu♥, but the release was changed to a single and titled " Love no Theme" before it was released on April 11, 2007. Otsuka released a second single under Love titled " White Choco" on November 21, 2007. On November 18, 2009, the debut mini-album of Love was released, titled Love It.

Love (DramaGods album)

Love is an album from DramaGods, a project led by guitarist Nuno Bettencourt. Bettencourt is most remembered for being the guitarist in the band Extreme.

The album was originally released by JVC Victor in Japan and is the first released by the band under the name DramaGods. The band was previously known as Population 1, but changed the name due to legal issues.

The song 'Interface' was later re-recorded for Extreme's album Saudades de Rock.

Love (footballer)

Arsénio Sebastião Cabungula or Love (born March 14, 1979) is an Angolan footballer. He has been Angolan top scorer twice in 2004 and 2005. He plays as a forward for Petro Luanda in his home country. He has won 3 Girabola titles with ASA.

He is a member of the Angola national team 2 and plays regularly, though usually as a substitute. He was in his country's squad for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.

1º de Agosto striker Arsénio Sebastião Cabungula "Love" is the new reinforcement of Petro de Luanda football team, for the second round of national first division soccer league, also dubbed Girabola2010. The athlete was borrowed by 1º de Agosto to Petro de Luanda for a six-month period, with the contract ending on December 2010. 3

After playing for Kabuscorp, he is currently playing for Recreativo da Caála.

Love (Mika Nakashima album)

Love (stylized as LØVE) is the second album by Japanese entertainer Mika Nakashima, and her third overall album release counting the mini-album Resistance. Its release date was November 6, 2003, in Japan, prior to the Christmas holiday. In contrast to her previous album, True, this album boasts a wider range of styles including ballads, soft reggae, and club jazz. It proved to be a successful move as the album outsold her debut; it topped the Oricon 200 Album Chart upon release and sold just over 437,000 copies in Japan alone the week it came out.

Love won the 2003 Best Album Award at the Japan Record Awards, and has sold 1,447,681 copies to date - making this album the best-selling album in Mika's career.

Love (Carter novel)

Love is a 1971 novel by Angela Carter. Her fifth novel, it follows the destructive love triangle between a psychologically unstable girl, her charming husband, and her volatile brother-in-law. Effectively exploring themes of infidelity, self-loathing, suicide, and emotional disconnection, the novel depicts three characters so alienated from society and reality, that they depend solely on each other. This unhealthy fixation slowly eats away at their individual relationships and themselves, until eventually culminating in despair and tragedy.

Carter's novels Shadow Dance (1966), Several Perceptions (1968) and Love are sometimes referred to as the "Bristol Trilogy".

Love (Morrison novel)

Love (2003) is the eighth novel written by Toni Morrison. Written in Morrison's non-linear style, the novel tells of the lives of several women and their relationships to the late Bill Cosey.

Love is the story of Bill Cosey, a charismatic but dead hotel owner. Or rather, it is about the people around him, all affected by his life — even long after his death. The main characters are Christine, his granddaughter and Heed, his widow. The two are the same age and used to be friends but some forty years after Cosey's death they are sworn enemies, and yet share his mansion. Again Morrison used split narrative and jumps back and forth throughout the story, not fully unfolding until the very end. The characters in the novel all have some relation to the infamous Bill Cosey.

Similar to the concept of communication between the living and the dead in Beloved, Morrison introduced a character named Junior; she was the medium to connect the dead Bill Cosey to the world of the living.

The storytelling techniques in Love, namely the split narrative, suggest a recent trend in Morrison's literature that divides the plot among different time periods.

THEMES: - Love (in different forms)

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Love (1927 film)

Love ( 1927) is a silent film directed by Edmund Goulding and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. MGM made the film in order to capitalize on its winning romantic team of Greta Garbo and John Gilbert who had starred in the 1926 blockbuster, Flesh and the Devil.

Taking full advantage of the star power, a drama was scripted based on Leo Tolstoy's timeless novel, Anna Karenina. The result was a failure for the author's purists, but it provided the public with a taste of Gilbert-Garbo eroticism that would never again be matched. The publicity campaign for the film was one of the largest up to that time, and the title was changed from the original, Heat.

Director Dimitri Buchowetzki began work on Love with Garbo and Ricardo Cortez. However, producer Irving Thalberg was unhappy with the early filming, and started over by replacing Buchowetzki with Edmund Goulding, cinematographer Merritt B. Gerstad with William H. Daniels, and Cortez with Gilbert.

Love (1919 film)

Love is a 1919 American short comedy film directed by and starring Fatty Arbuckle. Prints of the film survive in collections.

Love (K-Ci & JoJo album)

Love is the fifth compilation album (ninth overall & K-Ci's tenth overall, which he released My Book in 2006 as a solo artist) by K-Ci & JoJo. It was released in Japan only on February 6, 2008, by Formula Recordings.

Love (2008 Indonesian film)

Love is a 2008 Indonesian romance film directed by Kabir Bhatia as a remake of the 2006 film Cinta. The film marked the last appearance of actor Sophan Sophiaan before his death in 2008. Sophiaan appeared opposite his real-life wife, Widyawati.

Love (Aztec Camera album)

Love is the third album by Scottish group Aztec Camera, released in November 1987 on the WEA label.

Love was something of a stylistic departure for the group. Various big-name producers were involved in the recording of the album which, with its radio-friendly hooks and glossy production values was an attempt to break the group in the American market. It failed to do so, but did become Aztec Camera's most commercially successful album in the United Kingdom, where it reached No. 10 on the albums chart. The single " Somewhere In My Heart" was also the group's most successful, peaking at No. 3.

Love (1971 film)

Love is a 1971 Hungarian drama film directed by Károly Makk. Based on two short stories by Tibor Déry, Szerelem (1956) and Két asszony (1962), it stars Lili Darvas and Mari Törőcsik. The film was selected as the Hungarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 44th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Today, Love is considered a classic of world cinema by critics including Derek Malcolm and Roger Ebert. The film was selected for screening as part of the Cannes Classics section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Love (Disney song)

"Love" is a song from Walt Disney's film Robin Hood with the lyrics and music by Floyd Huddleston and George Bruns. The lyrics were sung by Huddleston's then-wife Nancy Adams over Monica Evans who voiced Maid Marian for the rest of the film.

The song was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1974, but lost to " The Way We Were" from the film of the same name.

The song was also used in the soundtrack for the 2009 film Fantastic Mr. Fox, directed by Wes Anderson.

Love (sculpture)

LOVE is an iconic Pop Art image by American artist Robert Indiana. It consists of the letters LO over the letters VE; the O is canted sideways so that its oblong negative space creates a line leading to the V. The original image, with green and blue spaces backing red lettering, served as a print image for a Museum of Modern Art Christmas card in 1964. In much this same form the design soon graced a popular US postage stamp.

LOVEs original rendering in sculpture was made in 1970 and is displayed in Indiana at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The material is COR-TEN steel. Indiana's LOVE design has since been reproduced in a variety of formats for rendering in displays around the world.

Love (2008 Bengali film)

'Love ' ( 2008) is a Bengali film by Indian director Riingo Banerjee, and based upon Love Story by Erich Segal.

Love (Inhabited album)

Love is the third studio album from Christian rock band Inhabited. It was released in the United States on February 26, 2008, through the 7Spin Music label. Three songs have been released as radio singles: "Love (I Need You)", "I Want to Know" and "Hush", which charted in the top 10 on Christian CHR music charts (according to Radio and Records magazine).

Love (Can Make You Happy)

"Love (Can Make You Happy)" is a song written by Jack Sigler, Jr. and performed by Mercy. It reached #2 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboards Easy Listening chart in 1969. The song also reached No. 2 on Canada's RPM 100, and No. 1 on RPMs Adult Contemporary chart.

The song was ranked #42 on Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1969.

Love (Sasha Son song)

"Love", known by its Lithuanian name' "Pasiklydęs žmogus"' (The Lost Man) is a song by Lithuanian singer Sasha Son, the Lithuanian entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, where it was performed in English with the final verse in Russian.

The song competed in the second semi-final on 14 May 2009 and qualified for the final, where it tied with the Spanish entry, coming in 23rd with 23 points.

Love (Winter Song)

"Love (Winter Song)" is the fourth major-label physical single by Japanese soul singer Miho Fukuhara, and was released on December 10, 2008. The song received much success and is currently Fukuhara's top selling and top peaking single on the Oricon charts. It was used as the drama Scandal's theme song.

Love (Angels & Airwaves album)

Love is the third studio album by alternative rock band Angels & Airwaves. It was released on February 12, 2010 on Fuel TV, and on February 14 on Modlife. The album was released free of charge due to " corporate underwriting". A "special edition" hard copy version of the album was scheduled for release on March 22, 2011, along with a second disc containing new music from the band. This was announced at a Q & A for the movie, which stated that it would be pushed back to Fall of 2011.

Love (Rosemary Clooney album)

Love is a 1963 studio album by Rosemary Clooney, arranged by Nelson Riddle.

Clooney and Riddle were having an affair at the time of the recording, and this was the second album that Riddle had arranged for Clooney. They recorded Rosie Solves the Swingin' Riddle! in 1960 for RCA Victor Records, and the songs that make up Love were recorded the same year. RCA Victor didn't release Love at the time, and Frank Sinatra bought the master tapes for Love from RCA when he signed Clooney to his record label, Reprise Records in 1963.

Love (1920 film)

Love is a lost American 1920 silent era romance drama film starring Louise Glaum, James Kirkwood, and Joseph Kilgour. Directed by Wesley Ruggles and produced by J. Parker Read, Jr., the screenplay was adapted by Louis Joseph Vance based on a story by Carol Kapleau.

Love (Flipper album)

Love is the fourth studio album by San Francisco-based punk rock band, Flipper. The album was released over 16 years after their last studio album, American Grafishy, which was released in 1993. Love is the only Flipper studio album to date to feature former member Krist Novoselic and recording sessions took place at Murky Slough Studios, Novoselic's property in Washington.

The album has been referred to as an "evil twin" to the accompanying live album, Fight, which was recorded live during the band's performances in Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon. Jack Endino recorded and produced both albums. Both albums were released on CD and digital download on May 19, 2009 and prior to the release, the album was also available for stream.

The cover art uses a font — available freely on the internet under the name "Crass" — extremely similar to the one Crass used on all of their releases.

Love (Boyz II Men album)

Love is a 2009 covers album by R&B group Boyz II Men. Like their previous album, it was produced by American Idol's Randy Jackson and Boyz II Men. This is their third cover album, following Throwback, Vol. 1 and Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA, which were released in 2004 and 2007 respectively. The album is composed of popular love songs of the past. It also features a collaboration with Michael Bublé. The demo version of " Back for Good" was originally recorded with Irish singer, Nadine Coyle. The album sold 15,000 copies its first week.

Love (Inna song)

"Love" is a song by Romanian dance/pop vocalist Inna extracted from her debut studio album entitled Hot (2009). It was written and produced by native dance music trio Play & Win and acts as the second single release from her album. "Love" was released and promoted in various European countries by Roton and Ultra Records. The "Play & Win Radio Edit" acted as the official version of the song in several countries.

While "Love" contains elements of eurodance, its lyrics evoke a meaning of how complicated situations of love can become. The single has garnered success for Inna in the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Romania where it became her second consecutive top-twenty hit. "Love" was released as Inna's third single in the Netherlands after rumours that " 10 Minutes", her fifth single overall, would be released first.

Love (video game)

Love is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) created by Eskil Steenberg. Unlike most such games, the content in Love is almost entirely procedurally generated. Another major difference is that there are no pre-determined quests; instead, the gameplay is emergent from the interactions of players with each other, with NPCs and the environment. Love uses skill-based progression and any benefits gained from defeating NPC enemies apply to all players from the same settlement.

The graphics style of Love is painterly and impressionistic, using relatively simple geometric objects and then adding dynamic details via textured fan polygons and fullscreen filters. In an interview with Jim Rossignol of Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Eskil explained his reasoning behind this style, stating that 'any game you make should clear the "flick through a magazine" test. When you flick through a magazine you should instantly recognize the game'.

Love makes use of the Verse protocol, a network protocol allowing for real-time transfer and synchronisation of 3D graphics and audio data.

Love (Japanese band)

Love is a Japanese pop/R&B vocal duo, produced by Hiro of Exile's production agency, LDH. They debuted in 2009 with the single "First Love: Love Letter." Their song "Tada Hitotsu no Negai Sae" was certified gold by the RIAJ for 100,000 full-length cellphone downloads.

The band's name comes from the first word in their production company ( LDH)'s non-acronym name (Love Dream Happiness).

LOVE (Indianapolis)

LOVE is an artwork by American artist Robert Indiana, located at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), in Indianapolis, Indiana, in the United States. It was created in 1970 as the first sculptural form of the artist's famous LOVE painting and has been on continuous exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Art since it was acquired in 1975.

Love (surname)

Love is an English surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Love (2012 film)

Love is a 2012 Taiwanese film, directed by Doze Niu. It stars mainland's celebrity actress Zhao Wei and Taiwan's award winning actress Shu Qi, Mark Chao, Ethan Juan, Eddie Peng, Amber Kuo, Ivy Chen. Love premiered at "Panorama" of the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival. Similar to the British film Love Actually, Love is a romantic comedy featuring an ensemble cast of actors whose romantic stories are revealed to be interwoven as the plot progresses.

Love (Ayumi Hamasaki EP)

Love (stylized as LOVE) is the third mini-album by Japanese recording artist Ayumi Hamasaki. It was released on 8 November 2012 in three editions: CD+DVD, CD-Only and a limited Tales of Xillia 2 Edition.

Love's track-list is formatted similarly to Hamasaki's singles, including remixes and instrumentals, which was different on how she present her mini-albums in the past.

Love (Cloud Cult album)

Love is the ninth studio album by Cloud Cult, released on March 5, 2013.

MTV compared the album's first single, "Good Friend," to Polyphonic Spree, Arcade Fire, and Weezer.

Love (given name)

Love, or more uncommon Lowe, is a Swedish version of the French name Louis. It can also be a version of Lovisa, and can thus be used both for men and women, although it is more common with men.

The name is uncommon amongst adults; there are less than 200 men older than 30 in Sweden with the name, but several hundreds from every cohort born in the 1990s. 31 December 2009, there was in total 6,058 men in Sweden with the name Love/Lowe, of which 2,953 had it as first name, the rest as middle name. There were also 531 women with the name, of which 128 had it as their given name.

In 2003, 344 boys got the name, and of those, 182 got it as given name. The same year, 24 girls got the name, of which 6 got it as given name.

The name day in Sweden is 2 October (1986-1992: 3 December; 1993-2000: 26 November).

Love (Is All We Need)

"Love (Is All We Need)" is a song recorded by British DJ Adam J, and features Sugababes' Amelle Berrabah and production team The Nightcrashers. It was released on 19 August 2013, Berrabah's first solo release since her collaboration with Tinchy Stryder on his single Never Leave You back in 2009. The song was released as Adam J's single, but the song itself only features Amelle's vocals, and is believed to be featured on her upcoming debut solo album which is expected to be released after another two singles. The song failed to chart.

LOVE (magazine)

LOVE is a bi-annual British style magazine founded in 2009 by stylist and fashion journalist Katie Grand, who remains editor-in-chief. Since 2012, Lulu Kennedy has been editor-at-large and Alex Fury has been editor of this Condé Nast publication. Suzanne Weinstock of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism described the magazine this way in 2010:

Despite its glossy pages, the magazine has a raw look. Black-and-white photography dominates, and most of the color photography has a muted palette, as if the pictures have aged and faded. Some images are clearly fashion photography; others are more like inventive snapshots. Nudity is plentiful in many styles, from the grittily pornographic to the breathtakingly artistic.

The first cover in 2009 featured American singer-songwriter Beth Ditto, naked. Later covers have featured Kate Moss, Lea T, Justin Bieber, and even (for the tenth issue) Minnie Mouse.

Love (Arashi album)

Love (stylized as LOVE) is the twelfth studio album of the Japanese boy band Arashi. The album was released on October 23, 2013 under their record label J Storm in two editions: a limited edition and a regular edition. The regular edition comes with a 32-page photo lyrics booklet, while the limited edition comes with a 60-page photo lyrics booklet and a bonus DVD with a music video for "P・A・R・A・D・O・X". The album sold over 670,000 copies in its first week and became the best-selling album of 2013 in Japan.

Love (2004 film)

Love is a 2004 Indian Kannada romantic film directed, produced and written by Rajendra Singh Babu. The film stars debutant Aditya and Rakshita in the lead roles along with some veteran Indian actors such as Amrish Puri and Kota Srinivasa Rao in other prominent roles. Mohanlal made a guest appearance in the movie which marked his debut in Kannada. The film was dubbed and released in Telugu as "Prema Nagar" and in Malayalam as "Hey Taxi".

The film features soundtrack composed by veteran Bollywood composer Anu Malik marking his debut in Kannada cinema. A. R. Rahman's airtel jingle was used in the movie.

Love (Amen Dunes album)

Love is a studio album by Amen Dunes.

Love (DJ Trevi song)

"Love" is a song by American progressive house and electro house artist Dj Trevi. The Song was featured in the documentary Gay Latino Los Angeles: Coming of Age. A radio and extended version were re-released on Dec 8th, 2012.

Love (Jana Kramer song)

"Love" is a song recorded by American country music artist Jana Kramer. It was released in June 2014 as the first single from her second studio album. The song was written by Catt Gravitt and Jimmy Robbins.

Love (2015 film)

Love is a 2015 French 3D erotic romantic drama film written and directed by Gaspar Noé. The film marked Noe's fourth directorial venture after a gap of five years.

Love (Girl's Day album)

Love is the second full-length studio album by South Korean girl group Girl's Day. It was released on July 7, 2015. The title track, "Ring My Bell", was used to promote the album.

Love (1927 German film)

Love'' (German:Liebe'') is a 1927 German silent film directed by Paul Czinner and starring Elisabeth Bergner, Agnes Esterhazy and Elza Temary.

Usage examples of "love".

I love thee, but I should be an untrue friend did I abet thee in thy lawlessness.

He had figured to himself some passionate hysterique, merciless as a cat in her hate and her love, a zealous abettor, perhaps even the ruling spirit in the crime.

So I will but bid thee be comforted and abide in thy love for the living and the dead.

But his thought stayed not there, but carried him into the days when he was abiding in desire of the love that he won at last, and lost so speedily.

For I spake with thee, it is nigh two years agone, when thou wert abiding the coming of our Lady in the castle yonder But now I see of thee that thou art brighter-faced, and mightier of aspect than aforetime, and it is in my mind that the Lady of Abundance must have loved thee and holpen thee, and blessed thee with some great blessing.

I made for thee, and one also for me, while I was abiding thee after the battle, and my love and my hope is woven into it.

Beauty is abidingly self-enfolded but its lovers, the Many, loving it as an entire, possess it as an entire when they attain, for it was an entire that they loved.

With this fellowship they came safely and with little pain unto Chestnut Vale, where they abode but one night, though to Ralph and Ursula the place was sweet for the memory of their loving sojourn there.

But no human being loved the aborigines more, nor stood ready to lay down her life for them if it were necessary.

I can assure you I have quite a lot at my disposal all kinds of different spells fee faw fums, mumbo jumbos, abraxas, love potions, he glanced quickly at the queen here and added, though I see you have no need of the last of those, having a very beautiful wife whom you love to distraction.

With faith and trust almost divine, These same blue eyes, abrim with tears, Through depths of love look into mine.

They reminded her of funerals, forgotten birthdays, and absentia apologies from loved ones.

For This, the Beauty supreme, the absolute, and the primal, fashions Its lovers to Beauty and makes them also worthy of love.

The child, no matter how abused, still wanted to love and admire her parents, and particularly her father.

The delicate but immensely strong thread of love that binds an abused child to her abuser is only too clear.