Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lover

3 senses of lover

Sense 1
lover -- (a person who loves someone or is loved by someone)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 2
fan, buff, devotee, lover -- (an ardent follower and admirer)
       => follower -- (a person who accepts the leadership of another)

Sense 3
lover -- (a significant other to whom you are not related by marriage)
       => domestic partner, significant other, spousal equivalent, spouse equivalent -- (a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship)

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