much loved

much loved
used for describing someone or something that is loved, respected etc a lot or by many people

Lord Buckingham was a much loved and respected figure.

the much criticized UN peacekeeping mission to Somalia

Thesaurus: popular with many peoplesynonym deserving praise, respect and admirationsynonym
Main entry: much

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  • much respected — much loved/respected/admired/criticized/etc phrase used for describing someone or something that is loved, respected etc a lot or by many people Lord Buckingham was a much loved and respected figure. the much criticized UN peacekeeping mission to …   Useful english dictionary

  • much admired — much loved/respected/admired/criticized/etc phrase used for describing someone or something that is loved, respected etc a lot or by many people Lord Buckingham was a much loved and respected figure. the much criticized UN peacekeeping mission to …   Useful english dictionary

  • much criticized — much loved/respected/admired/criticized/etc phrase used for describing someone or something that is loved, respected etc a lot or by many people Lord Buckingham was a much loved and respected figure. the much criticized UN peacekeeping mission to …   Useful english dictionary

  • much */*/*/ — UK [mʌtʃ] / US adverb, determiner, pronoun Word forms much : comparative more UK [mɔː(r)] / US [mɔr] superlative most UK [məʊst] / US [moʊst] Summary: Much can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by an uncountable noun):… …   English dictionary

  • much — 1 /mVtS/ adverb 1 much taller/much more difficult etc used especially before comparatives and superlatives to mean a lot taller, a lot more difficult: You get a much better view if you stand on a chair. | She looks much fatter in real life than… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • -loved — [[t] lʌvd[/t]] COMB in ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n loved combines with adverbs to form adjectives that describe how much someone or something is loved. The similarities between the much loved father and his son are remarkable. ...two of Mendelssohn s… …   English dictionary

  • much — much1 W1S1 [mʌtʃ] adv 1.) by a great amount much better/greater/easier etc ▪ Henry s room is much bigger than mine. ▪ These shoes are much more comfortable. ▪ I m feeling very much better, thank you. much too big/old etc ▪ He was driving much too …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • loved — /luvd/, adj. held in deep affection; cherished: loved companions; much loved friends. [1250 1300; ME] * * * …   Universalium

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