- 1Dearly loved.More example sentences
- Admire the two very belated Birthday cards and the pictures of my dearly beloved and much missed Labrador dog!
- At the time, Rosen says he could not possibly have thought that anything was worse than losing his beloved son.
- On her return to Kerry, she decided to set up a charity in honour of her beloved son, Billy.
- 1.1 (beloved by/of) Very popular with or much used by a specified set of people: being so close, the mountain hut is beloved of families on a day’s outingMore example sentences
- Forte is a very popular figure in city government, seemingly beloved by every local politician in sight.
- With their high standards and empathetic members, the unit was beloved by the populace of the Republic.
- It is one of those what if questions so beloved of producers of popular history series for prime-time TV.
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- A much loved person: he watched his belovedMore example sentences
- She sang about a Mongolian girl who is deeply in love and can see her beloved wherever she goes.
- She sat with his head cradled in her lap and admired the perfect features of her beloved.
- When you are in love but still single, some effort has to be made to create an impression on your beloved.
late Middle English: past participle of obsolete belove 'be pleasing', later 'love'.