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1 hate /ˈheɪt/ noun
plural hates
1 hate
/ˈheɪt/
noun
plural hates
Learner's definition of HATE
: a very strong feeling of dislike
[noncount]
[count]
sometimes used before another noun
opposite love
2 hate /ˈheɪt/ verb
hates; hated; hating
2 hate
/ˈheɪt/
verb
hates; hated; hating
Learner's definition of HATE
: to dislike (someone) very strongly : to feel hate for (someone)
[+ object]
[no object]
opposite love
[+ object] : to dislike (something) very strongly : to find (something) very unpleasant
often followed by to + verb
opposite love
[+ object] used to apologize for doing something or to express regret or guilt
often followed by to + verb

hate someone's guts

see 1gut

— hater

noun, plural haters [count]
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