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Definition of Fond


  1. imp. of Find. Found.
  2. Foolish; silly; simple; weak.
  3. Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
  4. Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense; as, a fond mother or wife.
  5. Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed by of (formerly also by on).
  6. Doted on; regarded with affection.
  7. Trifling; valued by folly; trivial.
  8. To caress; to fondle.
  9. To be fond; to dote.
  10. Foundation; bottom; groundwork;
  11. The ground.
  12. The broth or juice from braised flesh or fish, usually served as a sauce.
  13. Fund, stock, or store.

Fond Quotations

Some animals are cunning and evil-disposed, as the fox; others, as the dog, are fierce, friendly, and fawning. Some are gentle and easily tamed, as the elephant; some are susceptible of shame, and watchful, as the goose. Some are jealous and fond of ornament, as the peacock.

I'm supposed to have a Ph.D. on the subject of women. But the truth is I've flunked more often than not. I'm very fond of women; I admire them. But, like all men, I don't understand them.
Frank Sinatra

You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit.
Oscar Wilde

Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom's homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past.
Homaro Cantu

I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
Winston Churchill
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Fond Translations

fond in Swedish is tycka om
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