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beloved

Your beloved is someone you love. You can also talk about a beloved pet or possession.

You probably have some things you really love: a bike, a skateboard, a book, a DVD, maybe a souvenir from a trip. Those are beloved possessions — you really like them a lot. People also talk about beloved family members, beloved pets, and beloved friends. This is a word for things and people you're crazy about. And if you're feeling really crazy on Valentine's Day, go ahead and tell your crush that she's your beloved.

Definitions of beloved
  1. adjective
    dearly loved
    synonyms: darling, dear
    loved
    held dear
  2. noun
    a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    synonyms: dear, dearest, honey, love
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    type of:
    lover
    a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
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