1. 1〔懐かしく思う〕long for; yearn for [after]
    • 昔の友人を慕う
    • yearn for one's old friends
    • 母国を慕う
    • long for one's homeland
    • 亡き祖母を慕う
    • miss one's dead grandmother very much
  1. 2〔恋しく思う〕
    • 彼女は彼を慕っている
    • She loves him dearly./She is deeply attached to him.
  1. 3〔敬慕する〕
    • 生徒たちは担任の先生を慕っている
    • The children adore their homeroom teacher.
    • 彼の学風を慕って多くの若者が集まって来た
    • Many young people came to study under him, admiring [attracted by] his academic stance.
  1. 4〔後を追う〕
    • 彼を慕って東京に出てきた
    • I followed him to Tokyo.