What does the word fond mean?

Usage examples for fond

  1. If it were not for the fact that I know you to be fond of him, and that you are already half- promised-" " Is that why you have sent for me?" – The Last Woman by Ross Beeckman
  2. " Of course I'm fond of her," he said. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  3. He had grown fond of Pete. – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs