dear

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Definitions for dear

  • adverb - at a great cost; "he paid dearly for the food"; "this cost him dear"
  • adverb - with affection; "she loved him dearly"; "he treats her affectionately"
  • adjective - with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
  • adjective - having a high price; "costly jewelry"; "high-priced merchandise"; "much too dear for my pocketbook"; "a pricey restaurant"
  • adjective - dearly loved
  • adjective - earnest; "one's dearest wish"; "devout wishes for their success"; "heartfelt condolences"
  • noun - a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
  • noun - a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)
  • Synonyms for dear

    costly beloved heartfelt high-priced darling good pricey devout near pricy earnest dearly affectionately lamb dearest honey love

    Antonyms for dear

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    Holonyms for dear

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    Hyponyms for dear

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    Hypernyms for dear

    inexperienced person lover innocent

    Meronyms for dear

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    Sounds like dear

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