1.Definition: (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for
"Fond of chocolate"
2.Definition: absurd or silly because unlikely
"Fond hopes of becoming President", "Fond fancies"
3.Definition: extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
"Hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother"
4.Definition: having or displaying warmth or affection
"A fond embrace", "Fond of his nephew"