Synonyms of beloved in English:


See US English definition of beloved

See UK English definition of beloved

See Spanish definition of querido


1‘she wrote regularly to her beloved brother’

darling, dear, dearest, precious, adored, loved, much loved, favourite, cherished, treasured, prized, esteemed, worshipped, idolized, lionized

2‘Tuscany is a region much beloved by artists’

loved, liked, highly regarded, adored, admired, esteemed, valued, prized, revered, venerated, exalted


1‘he watched his beloved from afar’

sweetheart, loved one, love, true love, lady love, darling, dearest, dear one, lover, girlfriend, boyfriend, young lady, young man, woman friend, lady friend, man friend, beau, admirer, worshipper, inamorata, inamorato
fiancée, fiancé, betrothed, partner, significant other
the love of one's life, the apple of one's eye, the object of one's affections
informal flame, steady, baby, angel, honey, pet, bird, fella
British informal, dated fancy man, fancy woman
literary swain
archaic gallant, paramour, leman, doxy