ad·mire

[ad-mahyuhr] 

verb (used with object), ad·mired, ad·mir·ing.

1.  To regard with wonder, pleasure, or approval.
2.  To regard with wonder or surprise (usually used ironically or sarcastically): I admire your audacity.
verb (used without object), ad·mired, ad·mir·ing.
3.  To feel or express admiration.
4.  Dialect . to take pleasure; like or desire: I would admire to go.