fond definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a strong preference, tendency, or love: fond of ballet; fond of my nieces and nephews.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • Having a powerful liking, interest, or affection: fond of dancing; keen on my nieces and nephews.
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grandparents whom tended to spoil the little one.
    • Having a very good liking, interest, or love: fond of dancing; partial to my nieces and nephews.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or silly.
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grandparents which tended to ruin the child.
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grandparents which had a tendency to spoil the child.
    • Having a very good preference, inclination, or affection: keen on ballet; fond of my nieces and nephews.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • Having a liking or affection (for).
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grandparents whom had a tendency to spoil the little one.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or foolish.
    • Affectionate.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Indulgent.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or foolish.
    • Having a liking or love (for).
    • Outlandish; foolish; silly.
    • Affectionate.
    • Indulgent.
    • Having a liking or love (for).
    • Affectionate.
    • Outlandish; foolish; absurd.
    • Indulgent.
    • Foolish; ridiculous; quick; poor.
    • Outlandish; foolish; ridiculous.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a beneficial good sense.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or foolish.
    • Foolish; absurd; easy; weak.
    • Loving; much happy; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed closely by of (formerly in addition by on).
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • Doted upon; regarded with affection.
    • Having a liking or love (for).
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a great feeling.
    • Trifling; respected by folly; insignificant.
    • Foolish; absurd; easy; poor.
    • Affectionate.
    • Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed closely by of (previously also by on).
    • Indulgent.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • Doted upon; regarded with affection.
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a sense.
    • Outlandish; silly; silly.
    • Trifling; respected by folly; trivial.
    • Loving; much happy; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- accompanied by of (formerly additionally by on).
    • Doted on; regarded with affection.
    • Trifling; appreciated by folly; trivial.
    • Foolish; absurd; easy; poor.
    • having or displaying heat or affection
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • ridiculous or silly because not likely
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense.
    • Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed by of (previously in addition by on).
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • Doted on; regarded with affection.
    • (followed closely by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for
    • Trifling; respected by folly; trivial.
    • having or displaying warmth or love
    • ridiculous or ridiculous because not likely
    • Having a very good liking, interest, or affection: fond of dancing; keen on my nieces and nephews.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • (followed closely by `of' or `to') having a stronger inclination or preference for
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grand-parents which had a tendency to spoil the kid.
    • Having a good liking, interest, or love: keen on dancing; keen on my nieces and nephews.
    • Having a good preference, interest, or love: keen on dancing; keen on my nieces and nephews.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or silly.
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grand-parents whom tended to spoil the child.
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grandparents who had a tendency to ruin the child.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or foolish.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or foolish.
    • Having a liking or love (for).
    • Affectionate.
    • Having a liking or love (for).
    • Indulgent.
    • Having a liking or love (for).
    • Outlandish; silly; ridiculous.
    • Affectionate.
    • Indulgent.
    • Foolish; ridiculous; quick; poor.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a beneficial good sense.
    • Loving; much happy; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed by of (formerly additionally by on).
    • Having a very good liking, interest, or love: fond of dancing; partial to my nieces and nephews.
    • Doted upon; regarded with love.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • Trifling; appreciated by folly; insignificant.
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grand-parents which tended to spoil the little one.
    • Affectionate.
    • Outlandish; foolish; absurd.
    • Having a stronger liking, desire, or affection: partial to dancing; partial to my nieces and nephews.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Indulgent.
    • Outlandish; silly; silly.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or foolish.
    • having or displaying heat or affection
    • Foolish; absurd; easy; weak.
    • Having a liking or affection (for).
    • ridiculous or silly because not likely
    • Affectionate.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • Foolish; silly; easy; weak.
    • Indulgent.
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a great sense.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • Outlandish; foolish; silly.
    • Loving; much happy; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed by of (previously in addition by on).
    • having or showing heat or affection
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in an excellent feeling.
    • Doted upon; regarded with affection.
    • absurd or silly because not likely
    • Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed closely by of (formerly additionally by on).
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grand-parents which tended to spoil the kid.
    • Trifling; valued by folly; insignificant.
    • Having a strong preference, desire, or love: keen on ballet; partial to my nieces and nephews.
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • Having a good preference, desire, or affection: keen on dancing; keen on my nieces and nephews.
    • Having a good taste, desire, or affection: partial to ballet; keen on my nieces and nephews.
    • Doted on; regarded with love.
    • (accompanied by `of' or `to') having a very good preference or taste for
    • Trifling; appreciated by folly; insignificant.
    • Having a good taste, desire, or affection: partial to dancing; fond of my nieces and nephews.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • (followed by `of' or `to') having a powerful inclination or taste for
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grand-parents who tended to spoil the child.
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grandparents whom had a tendency to ruin the little one.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or foolish.
    • Affectionate; tender: a fond embrace.
    • Foolish; absurd; easy; poor.
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grandparents who tended to spoil the child.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Immoderately affectionate or indulgent; doting: fond grand-parents which had a tendency to ruin the child.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or foolish.
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or foolish.
    • Cherished; dear: my fondest hopes.
    • Having a liking or affection (for).
    • Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed by of (formerly in addition by on).
    • Archaic Naively credulous or silly.
    • Having a liking or affection (for).
    • Doted upon; regarded with love.
    • Affectionate.
    • Archaic Naively credulous or silly.
    • Having a liking or love (for).
    • Trifling; respected by folly; trivial.
    • Affectionate.
    • Indulgent.
    • Indulgent.
    • Affectionate.
    • Outlandish; foolish; silly.
    • Having a liking or love (for).
    • Having a liking or affection (for).
    • Indulgent.
    • Outlandish; foolish; absurd.
    • Affectionate.
    • Affectionate.
    • Outlandish; foolish; silly.
    • Indulgent.
    • having or displaying warmth or love
    • Outlandish; silly; absurd.
    • Indulgent.
    • Outlandish; foolish; absurd.
    • ridiculous or silly because not likely
    • Foolish; ridiculous; simple; poor.
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • (followed closely by `of' or `to') having a stronger preference or liking for
    • Foolish; silly; easy; weak.
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense.
    • Foolish; absurd; quick; weak.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed by of (formerly also by on).
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • Foolish; ridiculous; simple; poor.
    • Foolish; absurd; quick; weak.
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in an excellent feeling.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • Doted on; regarded with affection.
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a sense.
    • Trifling; appreciated by folly; trivial.
    • Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed by of (previously additionally by on).
    • Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense.
    • Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- accompanied by of (formerly also by on).
    • Doted upon; regarded with affection.
    • Doted on; regarded with love.
    • Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed closely by of (previously also by on).
    • Doted on; regarded with love.
    • Trifling; valued by folly; trivial.
    • Trifling; appreciated by folly; trivial.
    • Trifling; respected by folly; insignificant.
    • Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense.
    • having or displaying warmth or affection
    • ridiculous or ridiculous because unlikely
    • Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed closely by of (formerly in addition by on).
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • Doted on; regarded with affection.
    • (accompanied by `of' or `to') having a strong choice or preference for
    • having or showing heat or affection
    • Trifling; appreciated by folly; trivial.
    • absurd or absurd because not likely
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • (followed by `of' or `to') having a stronger choice or taste for
    • having or showing heat or love
    • ridiculous or absurd because not likely
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • (followed closely by `of' or `to') having a good preference or liking for
    • having or displaying warmth or affection
    • having or showing warmth or love
    • having or showing heat or love
    • outrageous or silly because unlikely
    • outrageous or silly because unlikely
    • absurd or absurd because unlikely
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or preference for
    • (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or taste for
    • (accompanied by `of' or `to') having a good inclination or taste for
    • having or showing warmth or love
    • absurd or silly because unlikely
    • having or showing heat or love
    • absurd or silly because not likely
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    • (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for
    • (followed by `of' or `to') having a solid inclination or taste for
  • noun:
    • the backdrop of a design in lace.
    • the backdrop of a design in lace.
    • The background of a design in lace.
    • the backdrop design in lace-making.
    • The background design in lace-making.
    • the back ground design in lace-making.
    • The background of a design in lace.
    • Foundation; base; groundwork
    • The ground.
    • The broth or liquid from braised skin or fish, usually served as a sauce.
    • Foundation; bottom; groundwork
    • Fund, stock, or shop.
    • the bottom.
    • The broth or juice from braised skin or fish, usually served as a sauce.
    • Foundation; bottom; groundwork
    • Fund, stock, or shop.
    • Bottom.
    • the back ground design in lace-making.
    • the floor.
    • Fund; stock.
    • The broth or juice from braised skin or fish, usually served as a sauce.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, especially of lace.
    • Fund, stock, or store.
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meats which serves as the inspiration for sauces.
    • Bottom.
    • Fund; stock.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, especially of lace.
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meat which functions as the building blocks for sauces.
    • Foundation; bottom; groundwork
    • the bottom.
    • The broth or liquid from braised flesh or fish, generally offered as a sauce.
    • the backdrop of a design in lace.
    • Fund, stock, or store.
    • Bottom.
    • The background of a design in lace.
    • the back ground of a design in lace.
    • the back ground design in lace-making.
    • Fund; stock.
    • the back ground design in lace-making.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, specifically of lace.
    • Foundation; base; groundwork
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meat which functions as the foundation for sauces.
    • the back ground of a design in lace.
    • the back ground design in lace-making.
    • The ground.
    • Bottom.
    • The broth or liquid from braised skin or fish, frequently served as a sauce.
    • Fund; stock.
    • Fund, stock, or store.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, especially of lace.
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meats which functions as the foundation for sauces.
    • the back ground design in lace-making.
    • the back ground of a design in lace.
    • Foundation; base; groundwork
    • Foundation; base; groundwork
    • the backdrop of a design in lace.
    • the floor.
    • The background of a design in lace.
    • The broth or juice from braised skin or seafood, often supported as a sauce.
    • the floor.
    • Fund, stock, or shop.
    • the backdrop of a design in lace.
    • The background of a design in lace.
    • Bottom.
    • Fund; stock.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, especially of lace.
    • the backdrop design in lace-making.
    • Foundation; base; groundwork
    • the back ground design in lace-making.
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meats which functions as the building blocks for sauces.
    • The broth or liquid from braised skin or seafood, generally offered as a sauce.
    • Fund, stock, or store.
    • the backdrop design in lace-making.
    • the backdrop design in lace-making.
    • the bottom.
    • The background design in lace-making.
    • The broth or juice from braised skin or seafood, often served as a sauce.
    • Fund, stock, or store.
    • Bottom.
    • Fund; stock.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, specially of lace.
    • Foundation; base; groundwork
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meat which serves as the inspiration for sauces.
    • Bottom.
    • Fund; stock.
    • the bottom.
    • Foundation; base; groundwork
    • The broth or liquid from braised flesh or fish, usually supported as a sauce.
    • Foundation; bottom; groundwork
    • the floor.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, specifically of lace.
    • Foundation; bottom; groundwork
    • Bottom.
    • the bottom.
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meat which functions as the building blocks for sauces.
    • The broth or liquid from braised skin or fish, generally served as a sauce.
    • Fund, stock, or shop.
    • the bottom.
    • The broth or juice from braised skin or seafood, usually offered as a sauce.
    • Fund; stock.
    • The broth or liquid from braised skin or seafood, usually served as a sauce.
    • Fund, stock, or shop.
    • Fund, stock, or store.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, especially of lace.
    • Fund, stock, or store.
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meats which functions as the inspiration for sauces.
    • Foundation; bottom; groundwork
    • The ground.
    • The broth or liquid from braised skin or fish, often supported as a sauce.
    • Fund, stock, or shop.
    • Bottom.
    • Bottom.
    • Fund; stock.
    • Bottom.
    • Fund; stock.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, particularly of lace.
    • Fund; stock.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, especially of lace.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, especially of lace.
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meats which functions as the inspiration for sauces.
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meat which functions as the inspiration for sauces.
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meat which functions as the foundation for sauces.
    • Bottom.
    • Fund; stock.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, particularly of lace.
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meat which serves as the inspiration for sauces.
    • Bottom.
    • Fund; stock.
    • (F. pron. fôṅ). A background or groundwork, especially of lace.
    • A gravy from braized and spiced meat which functions as the foundation for sauces.
  • verb:
    • having a foolish affection for, becoming keen on.
    • to possess a foolish love for, become keen on.
    • To have a foolish affection for, becoming fond of.
    • to own a foolish love for, to be fond of.
    • having a foolish affection for, to be partial to.
    • having a foolish affection for, become partial to.
    • To have a foolish affection for, becoming fond of.
    • having a foolish love for, is partial to.
    • having a foolish love for, to-be keen on.
    • To have a foolish love for, to be fond of.
    • To have a foolish love for, becoming partial to.
    • To have a foolish affection for, becoming partial to.
    • to own a foolish affection for, to-be partial to.
  • others:
    • imp. of discover. Found.
    • imp. of find. Discovered.
    • imp. of find. Found.
    • An obsolete preterit of find.
    • A Middle English form of fand.
    • An obsolete preterit of discover.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • A Middle English type of fand.
    • Exhibiting or revealing foolishness or folly.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; also (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; very affectionate.
    • Exhibiting or expressing foolishness or folly.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; thus, trifling; insignificant.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; in addition (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; extremely affectionate.
    • Disposed to prize highly or to like really; feeling affection or satisfaction: frequently followed by of, hardly ever by an infinitive: since, is keen on young ones; becoming partial to oysters.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; therefore, trifling; insignificant.
    • Cloyingly sweet in flavor or smell; fulsome; luscious.
    • Disposed to prize highly or even to like truly; sensation love or pleasure: usually accompanied by of, seldom by an infinitive: since, becoming fond of young ones; becoming fond of oysters.
    • To be fond; be in love; dote.
    • Cloyingly nice in flavor or smell; fulsome; luscious.
    • To treat with great indulgence or tenderness; caress; fondle.
    • to-be fond; take love; dote.
    • imp. of discover. Found.
    • to take care of with great indulgence or tenderness; caress; fondle.
    • An obsolete preterit of find.
    • A Middle English as a type of fand.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • Exhibiting or revealing foolishness or folly.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; also (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; really affectionate.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; ergo, trifling; insignificant.
    • Disposed to prize very or to like very much; sensation love or satisfaction: typically followed by of, seldom by an infinitive: as, to be fond of kids; to-be partial to oysters.
    • Cloyingly nice in taste or scent; fulsome; luscious.
    • To be fond; maintain love; dote.
    • to take care of with great indulgence or pain; caress; fondle.
    • An obsolete preterit of find.
    • A Middle English kind of fand.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • Exhibiting or revealing foolishness or folly.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; also (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; very affectionate.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; ergo, trifling; insignificant.
    • Disposed to prize extremely or even like definitely; sensation affection or enjoyment: typically accompanied by of, seldom by an infinitive: since, become keen on kids; become partial to oysters.
    • imp. of discover. Found.
    • Cloyingly sweet in taste or scent; fulsome; luscious.
    • becoming fond; maintain love; dote.
    • To treat with great indulgence or tenderness; caress; fondle.
    • imp. of find. Found.
    • imp. of discover. Discovered.
    • An obsolete preterit of discover.
    • A Middle English as a type of fand.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • Exhibiting or articulating foolishness or folly.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; in addition (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; very affectionate.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; hence, trifling; insignificant.
    • imp. of discover. Found.
    • Disposed to prize highly or to like greatly; experience affection or enjoyment: generally followed by of, rarely by an infinitive: since, become partial to kids; to be partial to oysters.
    • Cloyingly sugary in flavor or smell; fulsome; luscious.
    • To be fond; maintain love; dote.
    • to deal with with great indulgence or tenderness; caress; fondle.
    • An obsolete preterit of discover.
    • A Middle English form of fand.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • Exhibiting or articulating foolishness or folly.
    • An obsolete preterit of find.
    • imp. of discover. Discovered.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; additionally (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; extremely affectionate.
    • imp. of discover. Discovered.
    • A Middle English as a type of fand.
    • imp. of find. Found.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; for this reason, trifling; trivial.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • Disposed to prize extremely or to like very much; feeling affection or pleasure: frequently accompanied by of, hardly ever by an infinitive: because, is partial to young ones; is partial to oysters.
    • imp. of discover. Found.
    • Exhibiting or revealing foolishness or folly.
    • imp. of discover. Found.
    • An obsolete preterit of discover.
    • Cloyingly nice in taste or smell; fulsome; luscious.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; additionally (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; extremely affectionate.
    • A Middle English kind of fand.
    • To be fond; be in love; dote.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; for this reason, trifling; trivial.
    • to take care of with great indulgence or pain; caress; fondle.
    • Exhibiting or revealing foolishness or folly.
    • Disposed to prize extremely or even to like definitely; sensation affection or enjoyment: typically followed closely by of, rarely by an infinitive: since, becoming keen on kids; to be partial to oysters.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; also (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; very affectionate.
    • Cloyingly nice in style or scent; fulsome; luscious.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; therefore, trifling; trivial.
    • is fond; maintain love; dote.
    • Disposed to prize extremely or even like quite definitely; sensation affection or satisfaction: typically accompanied by of, seldom by an infinitive: since, becoming keen on young ones; to-be fond of oysters.
    • to deal with with great indulgence or pain; caress; fondle.
    • Cloyingly sweet in style or smell; fulsome; luscious.
    • is fond; be in love; dote.
    • To treat with great indulgence or pain; caress; fondle.
    • An obsolete preterit of discover.
    • A Middle English type of fand.
    • An obsolete preterit of find.
    • An obsolete preterit of discover.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • An obsolete preterit of discover.
    • A Middle English as a type of fand.
    • A Middle English as a type of fand.
    • A Middle English as a type of fand.
    • Exhibiting or articulating foolishness or folly.
    • Foolish; easy; ridiculous.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; also (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; very affectionate.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • Exhibiting or revealing foolishness or folly.
    • Exhibiting or expressing foolishness or folly.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; thus, trifling; trivial.
    • Exhibiting or articulating foolishness or folly.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; in addition (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; really affectionate.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; additionally (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; extremely affectionate.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; hence, trifling; insignificant.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; for this reason, trifling; trivial.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; also (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; really affectionate.
    • An obsolete preterit of discover.
    • Disposed to prize extremely or even like truly; feeling affection or pleasure: usually followed closely by of, seldom by an infinitive: since, to be fond of kiddies; becoming partial to oysters.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; ergo, trifling; insignificant.
    • Disposed to prize very or even to like very much; experience love or enjoyment: often followed closely by of, rarely by an infinitive: because, become partial to kids; to-be fond of oysters.
    • A Middle English form of fand.
    • Cloyingly sweet in taste or odor; fulsome; luscious.
    • Disposed to prize very or to like definitely; sensation affection or pleasure: usually followed closely by of, rarely by an infinitive: since, is partial to young ones; to be keen on oysters.
    • Cloyingly sweet in taste or scent; fulsome; luscious.
    • Foolish; simple; silly.
    • becoming fond; take love; dote.
    • Cloyingly sweet in flavor or scent; fulsome; luscious.
    • is fond; take love; dote.
    • to take care of with great indulgence or pain; caress; fondle.
    • Exhibiting or articulating foolishness or folly.
    • is fond; take love; dote.
    • to take care of with great indulgence or pain; caress; fondle.
    • Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; additionally (without implication of weakness or foolishness), tender; loving; very affectionate.
    • to deal with with great indulgence or tenderness; caress; fondle.
    • Foolishly or extravagantly prized; for this reason, trifling; trivial.
    • Disposed to prize highly or even like greatly; sensation love or enjoyment: typically followed by of, hardly ever by an infinitive: as, become fond of kids; is partial to oysters.
    • Cloyingly sweet in flavor or smell; fulsome; luscious.
    • Disposed to prize extremely or even like greatly; feeling affection or satisfaction: often followed closely by of, seldom by an infinitive: since, becoming keen on young ones; to be keen on oysters.
    • to-be fond; maintain love; dote.
    • to deal with with great indulgence or tenderness; caress; fondle.
    • Cloyingly sweet in style or smell; fulsome; luscious.
    • to-be fond; be in love; dote.
    • to deal with with great indulgence or pain; caress; fondle.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
    • To caress; to fondle.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • is fond; to dote.
    • to-be fond; to dote.
    • becoming fond; to dote.
    • To be fond; to dote.
    • becoming fond; to dote.
    • becoming fond; to dote.
    • To be fond; to dote.
    • becoming fond; to dote.
    • to-be fond; to dote.
    • is fond; to dote.
    • becoming fond; to dote.
    • become fond; to dote.
    • become fond; to dote.

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