1hate /ˈheɪt/ noun plural hates
a very strong feeling of dislike [noncount
] ▪ You could see the hate [=hatred] in his eyes. ▪ These crimes are motivated by prejudice and hate.
] ▪ They have been unable to overcome their hates and fears.
— sometimes used before another noun ▪ The organization gets a lot of hate mail [=extremely angry letters, e-mail, etc.] from people who disagree with their policies. ▪ a hate crime [=a crime done against someone because of the person's race, religion, etc.] ▪ Hate speech [=speech expressing hatred of a particular group of people] is not allowed at school.
— opposite love