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admire

ad·mire

admire

 
 
pronunciation:
d maIr
part of speech: verb
inflections: admired, admires, admiring
definition: to have a high opinion of; respect.
I admire the hard work you do.
synonyms:
respect
similar words:
approve, favor, honor, like, worship
derivations: admiring (adj.), admiringly (adv.), admirer (n.)