What does the word admire mean?

Usage examples for admire

  1. " I used to admire Matheson as a financier," pursued the shipowner. – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  2. She wished every one to see and admire it; and, in truth, no one who saw it could fail to do so. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton