HATE | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of hate in English

Examples of hate

hate
He documents nearly all my pet verbal hates.
They seem a very easy target - everyone hates them - but the reality is slightly different.
He is nothing short of a dictator because he hates pluralism.
They find it unpleasant to continue sharing each other's lives, but they do not start hating their ex-partner.
He said that his father loved mankind in general, but hated every individual in particular.
There are still nearly 1 million sharing this inconvenient and hated service.
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I hated what she said, but no one was under any doubt about what she said.
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Hating was spelt hayting, and perhaps that reflected the ability of the writer to think.
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If anyone doubts the need to abolish the poll tax, let me remind them why it is so hated.
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We should have hated not to have had that delightful piece of obstruction of the channel.
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They were men who hated tyranny, whether practised at home or abroad.
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The other factor that bedevils any system, and which has become one of my pet hates over the years, is jargon.
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A human individual is a very animated being, with passions, loves, hates and all the rest of it.
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Suppose her husband hates the idea, and tries to argue her out of it.
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The poll tax was, and is, hated by the majority of people.
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Translations of hate

in Chinese (Traditional)
憎恨,憎惡,厭惡, 憎恨,憎惡…
in Chinese (Simplified)
憎恨,憎恶,厌恶, 憎恨,憎恶…
in Spanish
odiar, odio, detestar…
in Portuguese
odiar, detestar, ódio…
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~を憎む, ~が大嫌いである, 嫌悪…
nefret etmek, (bir şeyi yapmak zorunda olmaktan dolayı) nefret etmek, istemeden yapmak zorunda olduğunu bildirir…
détester, haine [feminine], haine…
odiar, odi…
يَكْرَه, كُرْه…
nenávidět, nenávist, nenáviděná věc…
hade, had, aversion…
membenci, kebencian, tidak disukai…
เกลียด, ความเกลียด, ความไม่พอใจ…
ghét, sự căm thù, người hoặc vật bị ghét…
nienawidzić, nie chcieć, nienawiść…
membenci, kebencian, perkara yang dibenci…
hassen, der Hass, etwas Verhasstes…
hate, ikke kunne fordra, hat [neuter]…
매우 싫어하다, 증오하다, 증오…
odiare, odio, avversione…
ненавидеть, очень сожалеть, ненависть…
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