1 [uncountable] a strong feeling of deep affection for somebody/something, especially a member of your family or a friend a mother’s love for her children love of your country He seems incapable of love. 2 [uncountable] a strong feeling of affection for somebody that you are sexually attracted to a love song/story We're in love! She was in love with him. They fell in love with each other. It was love at first sight (= they were attracted to each other the first time they met). They're madly in love. Their love grew with the years.