Hate

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Definition

to hate: to detest, to strongly dislike, the opposite of to love
verb
The two football teams hate each other.
I hate walking home late at night by myself.
I hate to interrupt, but I have to go now.

hatred: very strong dislike, the opposite of love
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: I hate walking home late at night by myself.
US: I hate to interrupt, but I have to get going.

Examples

  • "General Rainbow Child : The audience hated all my acts, Brian."
  • "So many of my au pairs hate laughter."
  • "How about the fact that I hate my son?"
  • "Brent : I heard that Aussies and Kiwis hated each other, like cowboys and Indians, Tom and Jerry, North Korea and everyone."
  • "Actually, I hate them."
  • "I hate football!"
  • "Philip : OK, OK, OK, seriously, first of all, I hate you guys."
  • "To send a clear message to this racist I urge you to meet me in the canteen at 5pm tomorrow to design "anti-hate" posters."
  • "Horse : (thinking) I hate my life."
  • "Though the details of Stink's gruesome murder are still hazy, I'm sure that you understand my deep and pervasive hatred for you, and by extension, all things British."

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