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Dear meaning

dear - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. Bearing a high price; high- priced; costly; expensive.
  2. 2. Marked by scarcity or dearth, and exorbitance of price; as, a dear year.
  3. 3. Highly valued; greatly beloved; cherished; precious.
  4. 4. Hence, close to the heart; heartfelt; present in mind; engaging the attention.
  5. 5. Of disagreeable things and antipathies.
  6. 6. A dear one; lover; sweetheart.
  7. 7. Dearly; at a high price.
  8. 8. To endear.
  9. 9. A beloved person.
  10. 10. Costly; scarce; precious; beloved.

dear - examples of usage

  1. Come to me, my dear!" - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
  2. He is dear to me because I know him and because I know him not. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  3. " Oh, yes, my dear, you will. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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