Definition of Dear in English :
Define Dear in English
Dear meaning in English
Meaning of Dear in English
Pronunciation of Dear in English
Dear pronunciation in English
Pronounce Dear in Englishsee synonyms of dear
a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
with or in a close or intimate relationship
Example Sentences:'a good friend''my sisters and brothers are near and dear'
Example Sentences:'one's dearest wish''devout wishes for their success''heartfelt condolences'
having a high price
Example Sentences:'costly jewelry''high-priced merchandise''much too dear for my pocketbook''a pricey restaurant'
Example Sentences:'she loved him dearly''he treats her affectionately'
8. dear, dearly
at a great cost
Example Sentences:'he paid dearly for the food''this cost him dear'
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