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hate

noun

verb

Etymology summary

[verb] Old English hatian "to hate", from Proto-Germanic ... | [noun] Old...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Hatred | hate

a deep and emotional extreme dislike that can be directed against individuals, entities, objects, or ideas. Hatred is often associated with feelings of anger and a disposition towards hostility. Commonly held moral rules, such as the Golden Rule,... (38 of 1356 words)

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Hate (disambiguation)

an emotion of intense revulsion. Hate or Hater may also refer to: Hate (comics), a comic book by Peter Bagge | H.A.T.E., a group in Marvel comics | Hate (band), a Polish death metal band | Hater (band), an American rock band that formed in Seattle, ... (43 of 265 words, 19 definitions)

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Collins Dictionary:

hate | detest [synonym, sense-specific] | hateable [derived] | hatable [adjective, derived]

to dislike (something) intensely; detest | [intransitive] to be unwilling (to be or do something) | intense dislike | [informal] a person or thing ... (21 of 609 words, 5 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/hate

Macmillan British Dictionary:

hate [transitive] | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle] | hates [3rd-person singular present] | hate someone's guts | I hate to bother/interrupt/trouble etc you | I hate to say/admit | I hate to think | I'd hate for someone/something to do something

to dislike someone or something very much ; if you hate something such as a particular situation or activity, you find it unpleasant or upsetting | ... (25 of 353 words, 6 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/hate

hate [uncountable, noun]

the feeling of hating someone or something (7 of 39 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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Merriam-Webster:

hate [entry 1, often attributive, noun] | loathing [synonym, sense-specific] | abhorrence [synonym, sense-specific] | abomination [synonym, sense-specific] | detestation [synonym, sense-specific] | execration [synonym, sense-specific] | hatred [synonym, sense-specific] | affection [antonym, sense-specific] | devotion [antonym, sense-specific] | ...

intense hostility and aversion usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury ; extreme dislike or antipathy; "loathing" | an object of hatred (23 of 181 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/hate

hate [entry 2, verb] | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle] | hate one's guts | abhor [synonym, sense-specific] | abominate [synonym, sense-specific] | despise [synonym, sense-specific] | detest [synonym, sense-specific] | execrate [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

to feel extreme enmity toward | to have a strong aversion to; find very distasteful | to express or feel extreme enmity or active hostility | "hate ... (24 of 258 words, 4 definitions, 8 usage examples)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/hate show=1

Oxford Dictionary:

hate | hate on | hatable [derived]

intense dislike | [modifier] : denoting hostile actions motivated by intense dislike or prejudice | [informal] : an intensely disliked person or thing ... (21 of 160 words, 7 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/hate

Cambridge Dictionary:

hate [entry 1] | hated [adjective, derived]

to dislike someone or something very much (7 of 91 words, 8 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/hate 1

hate [entry 2]

an extremely strong dislike (4 of 54 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/hate 2

New World Dictionary:

hate | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle] | hater [noun, related]

to have strong dislike or ill will for; loathe; despise | to dislike or wish to avoid; shrink from | to feel hatred | a strong feeling of dislike or ... (27 of 72 words, 5 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hate

Random House Dictionary:

hate | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle]

to dislike intensely or passionately; feel extreme aversion for or extreme hostility toward; detest. | to be unwilling; dislike. | to feel intense ... (21 of 67 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/hate

American Heritage Dictionary:

hate | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle] | hates [3rd-person singular present] | hater [noun, related]

To feel hostility or animosity toward. | To detest. | To feel dislike or distaste for | To feel hatred. | Intense animosity or dislike; hatred. | An ... (23 of 65 words, 6 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hate

Wiktionary:

hate | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle] | hates [3rd-person singular present] | abhor [synonym, sense-specific] | despise [synonym, sense-specific] | detest [synonym, sense-specific] | loathe [synonym, sense-specific] | love [antonym, sense-specific] | ...

[transitive] To dislike intensely or greatly. | [transitive, slang] To dislike intensely due to envy. | An object of hatred. | Hatred. | [internet, informal] Negative feedback, abusive behaviour. (25 of 32 words, 5 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/hate

Encarta Dictionary:

hate | hates [plural] | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle]

to dislike somebody or something intensely, often in a way that evokes feelings of anger, hostility, or animosity | to have strong distaste or ... (23 of 153 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861616768​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

hate

Origin: [verb] Old English hatian "to hate", from Proto-Germanic ... | [noun] Old English hete "hatred, spite", from Proto-Germanic *hatis- ... (18 of 99 etymology words)

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Wiktionary:

hate | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle] | hates [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English haten, from Old English hatian ("to hate, treat as an enemy"), from Proto-Germanic *hatōną ... | Old English hete, from Proto-Germanic *hataz. Cognate with West Frisian haat, Dutch... (29 of 58 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/hate

New World Dictionary:

hate | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle]

Origin: Middle English hatien from Old English hatian, akin to German hassen from Indo-European base *_ād-, bad temper derives ... (18 of 27 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hate

Oxford Dictionary:

hate | hate on

Origin: Old English hatian (verb), hete (noun), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch haten (verb) and German hassen (verb), Hass "hatred"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/hate

Collins Dictionary:

hate

Origin: Old English hatian; related to Old Norse hata, Old Saxon hatōn, Old High German hazzēn

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/hate

American Heritage Dictionary:

hate | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle] | hates [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English haten, from Old English hatian. N., Middle English, from Old English hete.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hate

Merriam-Webster:

hate [entry 1, often attributive, noun]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English, from Old English hete; akin to Old High German haz hate, Greek kēdos care

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/hate

Encarta Dictionary:

hate | hates [plural] | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle]

Origin: Old English hete (noun), hatian (verb) from Indo-European

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861616768​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

hate | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle] | hates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "hate"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/hate

Collins Dictionary:

hate

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "hate"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/hate

Macmillan British Dictionary:

hate [transitive] | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle] | hates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "hate"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/hate

hate [uncountable, noun]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "hate"

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

hate [transitive] | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle] | hates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "hate"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/hate

hate [uncountable, noun]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "hate"

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Cambridge Dictionary:

hate [entry 1]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "hate"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "hate"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/hate 1

the Free Dictionary:

hate

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "hate"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "hate"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "hate" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

hate | hated [past tense] | hating [present participle] | hates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: English pronunciation of "hate"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

hate

Audio: North American pronunciation of "hate"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=hate​0001 word=hate

YourDictionary Audio:

hate

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "hate" by speech synthesizer

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freedictionary.org:

Hate

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Hate" by speech synthesizer

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