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    • Loved and cherished: my dearest friend.
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dear definition

  • adjective:
    • Loved and cherished: my dearest friend.
    • considerably respected; precious: lost every little thing dear to them.
    • Highly esteemed or regarded. Found in direct address, particularly in salutations: Dear Lee Dawson.
    • High-priced; high priced.
    • billing high prices.
    • Earnest; ardent: "This good man was a dear lover and constant practicer of angling” ( Izaak Walton).
    • Obsolete Noble; worthwhile.
    • Heartfelt: its my dearest desire.
    • serious; grievous; aching: our dearest need.
    • Loved; lovable.
    • Loving, affectionate, heartfelt
    • Precious to or significantly respected by some body.
    • full of price; costly.
    • A formal method to begin (possibly after my) dealing with a person at the start of a letter, memo etc.
    • an official solution to begin (often after my) addressing somebody one likes or regards kindly.
    • An ironic solution to start (usually after my) dealing with a substandard.
    • noble
    • Severe(ly affected), aching
    • Bearing a top cost; high-priced; costly; expensive.
    • Marked by scarcity or dearth, and exorbitance of price.
    • definitely valued; considerably beloved; cherished; valuable.
    • ergo, near to the heart; heartfelt; within head; engaging the eye.
    • Of pleasant things and interests.
    • Of disagreeable things and antipathies.
    • having a top cost
    • dearly loved
    • with or in a detailed or personal relationship
    • serious
  • noun:
    • one that's considerably enjoyed.
    • An endearing, lovable, or type person.
    • an extremely kind, loving person.
    • A beloved person
    • A dear one; lover; lover.
    • A darling: a word denoting tender affection or endearment, most frequently utilized in direct target: as, my dear.
    • An obsolete spelling of deer.
    • a beloved person; made use of as regards to endearment
    • a sweet innocent mild-mannered individual (especially a kid)
  • adverb:
    • With fondness; affectionately.
    • At a higher cost: offered their products dear.
    • Dearly; at a high price.
    • with affection
    • at an excellent cost
  • interjection:
    • utilized as a polite exclamation, mainly of surprise or stress: oh dear; dear me personally.
  • verb:
    • To endear.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To endear.
  • others:
    • Precious; of great value; very esteemed or valued.
    • Costly; full of price; pricey, either positively, or as compared utilizing the price of other comparable things, or of the identical thing at in other cases or locations: opposed to low priced.
    • described as high costs in result of scarcity or dearth: since, a dear period.
    • asking large rates: since, a dear tailor.
    • Held in tender love or esteem; loved; beloved: as, a dear child; a dear friend
    • extreme; deep; keen; becoming of a top degree.
    • Coming from the heart; heartfelt; serious; passionate.
    • Dangerous; deadly.
    • [Obsolete or archaic in senses , and 8.]
    • Dearly; very tenderly.
    • At a dear price; at a cost.
    • An exclamation showing surprise, pity, or any other emotion: made use of definitely or in connection with oh or myself: as, oh dear ! I'm therefore tired; dear me personally ! in which are you currently?
    • to help make dear; endear.
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