What is the meaning of love?

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  • A strong positive emotion of regard and affection.
    • usage: "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
  • Any object of warm affection or devotion.
    • usage: "the theater was her first love"; "he has a passion for cock fighting";
  • A beloved person; used as terms of endearment.
  • A deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction.
    • usage: "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"
  • A score of zero in tennis or squash.
    • usage: "it was 40 love"
  • Sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people.
    • usage: "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadn't had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life"


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APAWordNet. (2010). love. Retrieved August 20, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/love/definitions/1214288
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