Hate is a slightly difficult word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand hate (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use hate in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of hate, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.
Below you will find the definition of hate, followed by 42 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(verb) - dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
EXAMPLES - Hate in a Sentence
- And when I think of that I hate you, I _hate you_! ... (source)
- West to monitor what it calls hate speech, it said on Tuesday. (source)
- "I hate, I hate, I _hate_ your mother -- if she does have rings!" (source)
- KURTZ: Well, I would take issue, Robert, with your term hate radio. (source)
- "But, papa, I hate him so -- I just _hate_ him!" she declared, earnestly. (source)
- A lot of people don't like to see the word hate in a children's book and all the (source)
- He pleaded for an end to what he calls hate-filled attacks on him and his family. (source)
- Nonetheless, I don't like the word hate and don't like being accused of being a hater. (source)
- But outside it, and at war with it, what can one do but hate -- hate -- _hate_ -- it! " (source)
- She doesn't use the word hate and she's never booed a single team or person in her life. (source)
- Spring says it would be a disservice to everyone to go easy on what he calls a hate crime. (source)
- And I hate, hate, *hate* the idea of starting a query letter with, say, 'Dear Seraphina Snark'. (source)
- I personally * hate hate hate* when I feel like doing stuff that I know is * stupid stupid stupid*. (source)
- The scum liberal left big mouths you keep letting post their hate is the reason you have no ratings. (source)
- Regarding It's Hard Not to Hate You, a lot of readers have said, "The word 'hate' in the title scares me." (source)
- As the word hate fell from her lips, she drew back her hand and struck his scarred cheek with a stinging slap. (source)
- We ` re talking last week, a gay couple picking their kids up from school, attacked in what they call the hate crime. (source)
- I hate Saint Winifred's, I hate Dr Lane, I hate Robertson, and I _hate, hate, hate_ Paton! "he said, stamping angrily. (source)
- She looked fixedly at the prison, then with angry fires flashing in her dark eyes: "I hate you, I _hate_ you," she cried. (source)
- Hence its likeness to "cherished hate," as contrasted with "generous and active wrath."] [qb] _And calm as speechless hate_ ----. (source)
- I can work on that; and, lassies, it will be a great relief to me, for I hate -- I _hate_ being purred on and kissed all day long. (source)
- It has a link to what it calls hate mail from third-graders the AMNH got when they updated their displays about which bodies are planets. (source)
- Also the president of the National Council of La Raza, Janet Murguia, accuses me of using what she calls hate speech about illegal aliens. (source)
- Too often what we call hate -- as if it were some deeply-rooted philosophy or strategy -- is simply ignorance, anxiety, paranoia, fear, and insecurity. (source)
- Yes, I know, it's stupid to be so upset over just hair, but it was getting really long, and I thought a few nice layers would look great. * hate hate hate* (source)
- So little has canged the intensity of the hate is as great now as when their grand-fathers and great-grand-fathers lynched black pleople in the last century. (source)
- And, the taxpayer is paying for these kids to end up in the penitentia TurnSeiki: Even though I am thoroughly opposed to the term hate Ferrante Eric Fotografie (source)
- It is hate, _hate_, I say, "And he ground his teeth, and again threw himself upon the sofa his face downward and buried in his hands as if he were meditating deeply. (source)
- Gender activists gathered outside the provincial legislature building in the city centre on Tuesday to raise awareness of what they describe as hate crimes against homosexuals. (source)
- BERN, Switzerland: Several hundred Swiss Muslims peacefully protested against their country's minaret ban on Saturday, with speakers denouncing what they called a hate campaign against Islam. (source)
- In a newspaper interview with "The Pittsburgh Tribune Review," Senator Clinton also said -- quote -- "I just think you have to speak out against that," speaking about what she called hate speech. (source)
- FAIR and others on this side of the debate have earned the title "hate group" from the Southern Poverty Law Center due to links to a eugenics foundation and nativists warning of a Latino invasion. (source)
- The Reverent Al Sharpton and everyone here, they say the Justice Department should intervene and do something about these hate crimes, do something about what they call hate crimes, these incidents of nooses. (source)
- And I hate, _hate_ that man -- engaged to her own cousin all the time! "cried the little Duchess, under her breath, as she passionately tore some violets at her waist to pieces and flung them out of the carriage. (source)
- More sophisticated programs can even spot trends in calls not identified by programmersfor instance, if the word hate is being used by a high percentage of callers when the programmer only told it to look for angry. (source)
- It is what they call a hate issue, and along with 21 others, including anti-gay preachers, radical Muslim clerics and the Ku Klux Klan, Michael Savage says the British government is not free to speak on the queen's soil. (source)
- I would have used the word hate to describe my feelings toward RTTT, but I have held it in reserve going under the assumption that another plan to save public education (again) will come along that really deserves that moniker. (source)
- Led by the C.ty C.uncil speaker, C.ristine C. Quinn, a Manhattan Democrat who is openly gay, city and state officials gathered in front of Booth Memorial Hospital on Monday to denounce the attack, which they called a hate crime. (source)
- All of this hate is the result of: Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly, RUSH LIMBAUGH, Ann Coulter and the numerous other hard headed hard core fear mongering Republican bullies who are out to make this administration fail at any cost. (source)
- When lecturers who oppose all three meet students and preachers who promote hate-filled ideologies, they may not argue against them with the vigour with which they would argue against the white far right because at some level they think the hate is the fault of the west. (source)
- But if the perverted soul descends to the source of all repulsion, which is the devil, God will turn away from him, and he will hate God and love the devil, as our blessed Saviour says (Matt. vi.), 'No man can serve two masters, he will _hate_ one and _love_ the other; ye cannot serve (source)
- As for genre books I hate that everyone else loves ... well, hate is a word I try to avoid using, because it's corrosive in the way it reduces a complex thing (in this case, a story) into a simple thing (a focus for derision and loathing), and because every book is the right book for someone - which is what I get for four years working in public libraries, I guess. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 42 example sentences provided below is 68.0, which suggests that "hate" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.
We have 44 synonyms for hate.
abhorrence, abomination, anathema, animosity, animus, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, black beast, bother, bugbear, detestation, disgust, enmity, execration, frost, grievance, gripe, hatred, horror, hostility, ill will, irritant, loathing, malevolence, malignity, mislike, nasty look, no love lost, nuisance, objection, odium, pain, rancor, rankling, repugnance, repulsion, resentment, revenge, revulsion, scorn, spite, trouble, venom
We have 24 antonyms for hate.
admiration, aid, approval, blessing, compliment, delight, esteem, flattery, fondness, friendship, good will, happiness, help, honor, kindness, like, liking, love, loving, pleasure, praise, regard, respect, sympathy
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of hate from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (verb-transitive) To feel hostility or animosity toward.
- (verb-transitive) To detest.
- (verb-transitive) To feel dislike or distaste for: hates washing dishes.
- (verb-intransitive) To feel hatred.
- (noun) Intense animosity or dislike; hatred.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (verb) To dislike intensely; to feel strong hostility towards.
- (verb) To dislike intensely due to envy.
- (noun) An object of hatred.
- (noun) Hatred.
- (noun) Negative feedback, abusive behaviour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (verb-transitive) To have a great aversion to, with a strong desire that evil should befall the person toward whom the feeling is directed; to dislike intensely; to detest
- (verb-transitive) To be very unwilling; followed by an infinitive, or a substantive clause with that
- (verb-transitive) To love less, relatively.
- (noun) Strong aversion coupled with desire that evil should befall the person toward whom the feeling is directed; as exercised toward things, intense dislike; hatred; detestation; -- opposed to love.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) To regard with a strong and passionate dislike or aversion; regard with extreme ill-will.
- (None) In a weakened sense, to dislike; be averse; be unwilling: commonly with an infinitive.
- (None) To have little regard for, or less than for some other; despise in comparison with something else regarded as more worthy: a use of the word in Scripture.
- (None) To feel hatred: as, one who neither loves nor hates.
- (noun) An emotion of extreme or passionate dislike or aversion; inveterate ill-will; hatred.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (verb) dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
- (noun) the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action