What is love?

  • (verb): Have a great affection or liking for.
    Example: "I love French food"; "She loves her boss and works hard for him"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Love

Love is an emotion of a strong affection and personal attachment. Love is also said to be a virtue representing all of human kindness, compassion, and affection —"the unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another". Love may describe compassionate and affectionate actions towards other humans, one's self or animals.

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Some articles on love:

Love - Philosophical Views
... Philosophy of love is the field of social philosophy and ethics which attempts to explain the nature of love ... The philosophical investigation of love includes the tasks of distinguishing between the various kinds of personal love asking if and how love is/can be justified asking what the value of love is and what ... There are many different theories which attempt to explain what love is, and what function it serves ...
Zakiya Cox - Career
... Her debut single, "Love Like Mine", was released in 1996 ... The music video for "Love Like Mine" was added to BET's video rotation, and the single peaked at number 60 on the Billboard Hot R B/Hip-Hop Songs chart ... Zakiya's second single, "My Love Won't Fade Away", was released in 1997 ...
1975 In Music - Published Popular Music
... John Denver "I'm Not in Love" w.m ... John Denver "Love Will Keep Us Together" w.m ... Toni Tennille "What I Did For Love" w ...
30th Anniversary Collection - Tracklisting
... Sweet Talker" "Would I Lie to You" "Trouble "Gambler" "Love Hunter" "Ready an' Willing" "Child of Babylon" "Here I Go Again" "Carry Your Load" "Crying in the ... I Think I Love You" "Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City" (live) "Fool for Your Loving" (live) "Take Me with You" (live) CD 2 "Fool for Your Loving" "Don't ...
1967 In Music
... The summer of 1967 is "The Summer of Love" in San Francisco ... Pillow and After Bathing at Baxter's), Pink Floyd (The Piper at the Gates of Dawn), Love (Forever Changes), Cream (Disraeli Gears), The Byrds (Younger Than Yesterday ...

More definitions of "love":

  • (noun): Any object of warm affection or devotion.
    Example: "The theater was her first love" or "he has a passion for cock fighting"
    Synonyms: passion
  • (noun): A deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction.
    Example: "Their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"
  • (noun): A strong positive emotion of regard and affection.
    Example: "His love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
  • (noun): Sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people.
    Example: "He hadn't had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life"
    Synonyms: sexual love, lovemaking, making love, love life
  • (noun): A score of zero in tennis or squash.
    Example: "It was 40 love"
  • (verb): Get pleasure from.
    Example: "I love cooking"
    Synonyms: enjoy
  • (verb): Be enamored or in love with.
    Example: "She loves her husband deeply"

Famous quotes containing the word love:

    I love the old way best, the simple way
    Of poison, where we too are strong as men.
    Euripides (c. 480–406 BC)

    Lear. How old art thou?
    Kent. Not so young, sir, to love a woman for singing, nor so old to dote on her for anything.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn’t touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
    Mother Teresa (b. 1910)