Synonyms of hate in English:

hate


See definition of hate

verb

1‘the boys hate each other’

SYNONYMS

loathe, detest, dislike greatly, abhor, abominate, despise, execrate, feel aversion towards, feel revulsion towards, feel hostile towards, be repelled by, be revolted by, regard with disgust, not be able to bear, not be able to stand, be unable to stomach, find intolerable, shudder at, recoil from, shrink from

informal hate someone's guts

rare disrelish

ANTONYMS

love, like

2‘I hate to bother you’

SYNONYMS

be sorry, be reluctant, be loath, be unwilling, be disinclined

regret, dislike, not like, hesitate


noun

1‘feelings of hate and revenge’

SYNONYMS

loathing, hatred, detestation, dislike, distaste, abhorrence, abomination, execration, resentment, aversion, hostility, ill will, ill feeling, bad feeling

enmity, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, animus, revulsion, disgust, contempt, repugnance, odium, rancour

rare disrelish

ANTONYMS

love, liking

2‘Richard's pet hate is filling in his tax returns’

SYNONYMS

bugbear, bane, bogey, bugaboo, pet aversion, thorn in one's flesh, thorn in one's side, bane of one's life

bête noire

ANTONYMS

favourite thing