Etymology
Advertisement

beloved (adj.)

late 14c., past-participle adjective from obsolete verb belove "to please; be pleased with" (c. 1200), from be- + loven "to love" (see love (v.)). Noun meaning "one who is beloved" is from 1520s, first in Biblical language.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of beloved
1
beloved (n.)
a beloved person; used as terms of endearment;
Synonyms: dear / dearest / honey / love
2
beloved (adj.)
dearly loved;
Synonyms: darling / dear
From wordnet.princeton.edu