fond

adj. fond of sb/sth
VERBS
be, seem
become, grow
remain
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
especially, genuinely, immensely (esp. BrE), particularly

She seems genuinely fond of the children.

Fond is used with these nouns: ↑farewell, ↑memory, ↑parent, ↑recollection

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  • fond — [ fɔ̃ ] n. m. • XIIIe; funz, puis fonz, fons 1080; confondu avec fonds jusqu au XVIIe; lat. fundus « fond » et « fonds » I ♦ Concret A ♦ Partie la plus basse de qqch. de creux, de profond …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • fond — Fond, ou Fonds, m. C est le bas et interieur d une chose, Fundum, vel fundus. Dont il vient. Selon ce on dit le fond d une maison, et Ruiner de fond en comble, Fundamentum domus, et Funditus euertere. Et le fond de la cave, Cellae vinariae locus… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • fond — [ fand ] adjective ** 1. ) fond of liking and caring about someone very much, especially as a result of knowing them well or for a long time: I was very fond of my Uncle Jim. Are you fond of children? a ) usually before noun loving: a fond father …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fond — [fɔnd US fa:nd] adj [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: fonne stupid person (13 16 centuries)] 1.) be fond of sb to like someone very much, especially when you have known them for a long time and almost feel love for them ▪ Joe s quite fond of her, isn t… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fond — fȍnd m <N mn fòndovi> DEFINICIJA 1. ukupnost potencijala materijalne snage, zaliha, raspoloživa sredstva [šumski fond; stočni fond; crni fond; stambeni fond] 2. dio materijalnih sredstava ili novca određen za posebne svrhe [fond za… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Fond — Fond, a. [Compar. {Fonder}; superl. {Fondest}.] [For fonned, p. p. of OE. fonnen to be foolish. See {Fon}.] 1. Foolish; silly; simple; weak. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Grant I may never prove so fond To trust man on his oath or bond. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fond — (von französisch: fond = „Grund“, aus lateinisch: fundus [m.]) bezeichnet: den Hinter oder Untergrund einer bildlichen rsp. ornamentalen Darstellung, siehe Hintergrund (Bildgestaltung) in Kraftfahrzeugen den hinteren Teil, der die Rücksitze… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fond — adj 1 Fond, infatuated, besotted, insensate are comparable when they mean made blindly or stupidly foolish (as by passion or drink). Fond implies a judgment misled by credulity, undue optimism, or excessive affection {Cowper s characterization of …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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