loved Definition

  • 1held in deep affection; cherished by someone
  • 2enjoyed greatly or passionately

Using loved: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "loved" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She was a much-loved member of the community.

  • Example

    He loved spending time with his family.

  • Example

    The book is a loved classic.

loved Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with loved

  • well-loved

    liked or admired by many people


    The well-loved actor received a standing ovation for his performance.

  • a person who is loved, especially a member of one's family


    The loss of a loved one can be very difficult to cope with.

  • self-love

    regard for one's own well-being and happiness


    Practicing self-love is important for mental health and overall well-being.


Summary: loved in Brief

The term 'loved' [lʌvd] describes something that is held in deep affection or enjoyed greatly. It can refer to people, objects, or activities, as in 'She was a much-loved member of the community' or 'He loved spending time with his family.' Synonyms include 'beloved' and 'precious,' while antonyms include 'hated' and 'detested.' Phrases like 'well-loved' and 'loved one' are common, and 'self-love' refers to regard for one's own well-being.