What does beloved mean?

beloved meaning in General Dictionary

One considerably liked

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  • considerably adored dear towards heart
  • dearly loved
  • a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
  • of Belove
  • Greatly liked; dear towards the heart.
  • One considerably adored.

beloved meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., from previous participle of verb belove (c.1200), from be- + loven "to love" (see love (v.)). Noun meaning "one who's beloved" is from 1520s.

beloved meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p.) of Belove

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  • (p. p. & a.) Greatly liked; dear to the heart.
  • (letter.) One significantly liked.

Sentence Examples with the word beloved

On June 9, Monica Cutler, asleep in the arms of her beloved Harry Turnball, failed to wake from her snug and happy dreams.

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