Endearment


Endearment
(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Expression of affection or love.
<- N
PARAG:Endearment->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ endearment
endearment
caress
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ blandishment
blandishment
blandiment|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ panchement
panchement
fondling
billing and cooing
dalliance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ caressing
caressing
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ embrace
embrace
salute
kiss
buss
smack
osculation
deosculation|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ amorous glances
amorous glances
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ courtship
courtship
wooing
suit
addresses
the soft impeachment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ lovemaking
lovemaking
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ serenading
serenading
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ caterwauling
caterwauling
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ flirting
flirting
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ flirtation
flirtation
gallantry
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ coquetry
coquetry
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ true lover's knot
true lover's knot
plighted love
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ love tale
love tale
love token
love letter
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ billet-doux
billet-doux
valentine
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ honeymoon
honeymoon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ Strephon and Chloe
Strephon and Chloe
PARAG:Endearment->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ caress
caress
fondle
pet
dandle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pat
pat
pat on the head
pat on the cheek
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ chuck under the chin
chuck under the chin
smile upon
coax
wheedle
cosset
coddle
cocker
cockle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make of
make of
make much of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cherish
cherish
foster
kill with kindness
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ clasp
clasp
hug
cuddle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ fold in one's arms
fold in one's arms
strain in one's arms
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ nestle
nestle
nuzzle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ embrace
embrace
kiss
buss
smack
blow a kiss
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ salute
salute
&c.(courtesy) 894
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ fold to the heart
fold to the heart
press to the bosom
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ bill and coo
bill and coo
spoon
toy
dally
flirt
coquet
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ gallivant
gallivant
galavant
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ philander
philander
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make love
make love
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ pay one's court to
pay one's court to
pay one's addresses to
pay one's attentions to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ serenade
serenade
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ court
court
woo
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ set one's cap at
set one's cap at
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ be sweet upon
be sweet upon
look sweet upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ ogle
ogle
cast sheep's eyes upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ faire les yeux doux
faire les yeux doux
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ fall in love with
fall in love with
win the affections
&c.(love) 897
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ die for
die for
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ propose
propose
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ make an offer
make an offer
have an offer
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ pop the question
pop the question
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ plight one's troth
plight one's troth
plight one's faith
PARAG:Endearment->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ caressing
caressing
&c.->V.
=> sighing like furnace
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sighing like furnace
sighing like furnace
=>(Shakespeare)
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ love-sick
love-sick
spoony
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ caressed
caressed
&c.???V.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Endearment — En*dear ment, n. The act of endearing or the state of being endeared; also, that which manifests, excites, or increases, affection. The great endearments of prudent and temperate speech. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] Her first endearments twining… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • endearment — act of endearing, 1610s, from ENDEAR (Cf. endear) + MENT (Cf. ment). Meaning obligation of gratitude is from 1620s; that of action expressive of love is from 1702 …   Etymology dictionary

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  • endearment — UK [ɪnˈdɪə(r)mənt] / US [ɪnˈdɪrmənt] noun [countable] Word forms endearment : singular endearment plural endearments a word or phrase that you say to someone you love, for example darling or sweetheart …   English dictionary

  • endearment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of endearing Nouns 1. endearment, caress; fondling, billing and cooing, hand holding, nuzzling, embrace, kiss, buss, smack, peck, osculation. Informal, first base, noogie, French kiss, passion kiss,… …   English dictionary for students

  • endearment — en|dear|ment [ınˈdıəmənt US ınˈdır ] n [U and C] actions or words that express your love for someone ▪ nicknames and other terms of endearment …   Dictionary of contemporary English