definition of love:
1a strong feeling of affection:babies fill parents with intense feelings of lovetheir love for their countrya strong feeling of affection and sexual attraction for someone:they were both in love with herwe were slowly falling in loveaffectionate greetings conveyed to someone on one’s behalf:give her my lovea formula for ending an affectionate letter:take care, lots of love, Judy2a great interest and pleasure in something:his love for footballwe share a love of music3 [count noun] a person or thing that one loves:she was the love of his lifetheir two great loves are tobacco and whiskyBritish informal a friendly form of address:it’s all right, love(a love) informal used in affectionate requests:don’t fret, there’s a love4(in tennis, squash, and some other sports) a score of zero; nil:love fifteen[apparently from the phrase play for love (i.e. the love of the game, not for money); folk etymology has connected the word with French l'oeuf 'egg', from the resemblance in shape between an egg and a zero]
feel deep affection or sexual love for (someone):do you love me?like or enjoy very much:I’d love a cup of teaI just love dancing
for pleasure rather than profit:he played for the love of the gamefor the love of God
used to accompany an urgent request or to express annoyance or surprise:for the love of God, get me out of here!for the love of Mike
British informal used to accompany an exasperated request or to express dismay:for the love of Mike take off those shoes!love me, love my dog
proverb if you love someone, you must accept everything about them, even their faults.
1have sexual intercourse:one of the young men makes love to a village girlin the morning they made love2 (make love to) dated pay amorous attention to (someone).
not for love or money
informal not in any circumstances:they’ll not return for love or moneythere's no(or little or not much)love lost between
there is mutual dislike between (the people mentioned):there’s no love lost between Scott and meDerivatives