1. To show affection to; to have affection for.
  2. To emotionally attach (oneself) to.


  1. Having affection or warm regard; loving; fond.
    She eulogised her always warm and affectionate brother.
  2. Characterised by or proceeding from affection; indicating love; tender.
    ''the affectionate care of a parent; an affectionate countenance; an affectionate message; affectionate language

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