Synonyms for Admire:

n.

survey, check on, look, examine, see, stare, gaze, look around, study at, take in, inspect. consider. admire (noun)
look up to.
praise (noun)
laud.

v.

emotion (verb)
look up to.
hold in high regard (verb)
look up to, respect, applaud, cherish, adore, worship, venerate, laud, praise, value, glorify, eulogize, hail, extol, esteem, approve, idolize, honor, treasure, commend, revere, appreciate, credit.
idolize (verb)
consecrate, revere, worship, idolize, venerate, adore, deify.
like (verb)
enjoy, appreciate, prefer, like, esteem, relish.
love (verb)
infatuate, care, love, cherish, desire.
praise (verb)
approve, endorse, recommend, praise, acclaim, extol, commend, flatter, sanction, eulogize, applaud, dignify, compliment, exalt, glorify.
respect (verb)
honor, regard, respect, defer.
worship (verb)
pray, devote.

Other synonyms:

bow down to, defer to, hero worship. consider. love
love.
worship
bow down to.
Other relevant words:
favor, look, hero worship, Panegyrize, consider, stare, gaze, treasure, defer to, look up to, credit, laud, hail, reverence, value.

Usage examples for admire

  1. " They interest me, I always admire them," he said. – The Burial of the Guns by Thomas Nelson Page
  2. Then she asked if she, too, did not admire Barbara's beauty, and what she thought of her. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. As you go in, every one will admire you. – Petty Troubles of Married Life, Part First by Honore de Balzac