US: /ˈfɑnd/
UK: /fˈɒnd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

fond /fɔnd/
  • danh từ
    • nền (bằng ren)
    • tính từ
      • yêu mến quá đỗi, yêu dấu; trìu mếm
        • a fond mother: người mẹ trìu mến; người mẹ nuông chìu con cái
        • to be fond of: ưa, mến, thích
        • to be fond of music: thích nhạc
        • to be fond of someone: mến (thích) người nào
      • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) cả tin, ngây thơ

    Advanced English dictionary

    + adjective (fonder, fondest)
    1 ~ of sb feeling affection for sb, especially sb you have known for a long time: Over the years, I have grown quite fond of her. + I've always been very fond of your mother.
    2 ~ of (doing) sth finding sth pleasant or enjoyable, especially sth you have liked or enjoyed for a long time: fond of music / cooking / going to parties + We had grown fond of the house and didn't want to leave.
    3 ~ of (doing) sth liking to do sth which other people find annoying or unpleasant, and doing it often: Sheila's very fond of telling other people what to do. + He's rather too fond of the sound of his own voice (= he talks too much).
    4 [only before noun] kind and loving
    a fond look / embrace / farewell + I have very fond memories of my time in Spain (= I remember it with affection and pleasure).
    5 [only before noun] (~ hope) a hope about sth that is not likely to happen: I waited all day in the fond hope that she would change her mind.
    fondness noun [U, sing.] ~ (for sb/sth): He will be remembered by the staff with great fondness. + a fondness for animals + It was her father's fondness for drink that brought about the break-up of her parents' marriage.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 tender, loving, affectionate, warm, adoring, caring:
    She clasped him in a fond embrace.
    2 foolish, bootless, empty, vain, naïve:
    She had fond hopes of his being elected.
    3 fond of. partial to, (having a) liking (for), soft on or about, affectionate towards, attached to, having a fancy or taste for, fancying, predisposed or inclined to or towards; addicted to, Colloq hooked on:
    She is inordinately fond of chocolate.

    Collocation dictionary


    be, feel, seem | become, grow | remain


    especially, extremely, genuinely, immensely, particularly, really, very
    She seems genuinely fond of the children.
    | quite, rather

    Concise English dictionary

    fonder|fondest|fondsfɑnd /fɒnd
    +having or displaying warmth or affection
    +extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    +absurd or silly because unlikely
    +(followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for