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Synonyms for dear
dɪərdear

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. dear

    Synonyms:
    high-priced, costly, expensive, beloved, precious, loved

    Antonyms:
    cheap, inexpensive, misliked, vile

Princeton's WordNet3.3 / 4 votes

  1. beloved, dear, dearest, honey, lovenoun

    a beloved person; used as terms of endearment

    Synonyms:
    love, lamb, sexual love, erotic love, beloved, dearest, love life, making love, lovemaking, passion, honey

    Antonyms:
    remote, inexpensive, insincere, cheap, unloved, distant

  2. lamb, dearadjective

    a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)

    Synonyms:
    lamb, honey, dearest, love, beloved

    Antonyms:
    inexpensive, cheap, insincere, unloved, distant, remote

  3. beloved, darling, dearadjective

    dearly loved

    Synonyms:
    costly, darling, heartfelt, pricey, beloved, high-priced, earnest, dear(p), devout, near, pricy, good

    Antonyms:
    inexpensive, cheap, unloved, insincere, remote, distant

  4. dear, good, nearadjective

    with or in a close or intimate relationship

    "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"

    Synonyms:
    beneficial, close, good, upright, sound, costly, in effect(p), unspoiled, skillful, effective, near(a), serious, secure, penny-pinching, heartfelt, salutary, pricy, earnest, skilful, practiced, dependable, estimable, dear(p), nigh(a), expert, approximate, just, darling, beloved, skinny, cheeseparing, proficient, full, nigh, right, high-priced, respectable, undecomposed, unspoilt, in force(p), ripe, pricey, honest, safe, adept, honorable, devout, well(p), near

    Antonyms:
    cheap, insincere, unloved, distant, remote, inexpensive

  5. dear, devout, earnest, heartfeltadjective

    earnest

    "one's dearest wish"; "devout wishes for their success"; "heartfelt condolences"

    Synonyms:
    dear(p), pricy, pricey, devout, heartfelt, earnest, high-priced, beloved, businesslike, god-fearing, good, darling, costly, solemn, near, sincere

    Antonyms:
    inexpensive, insincere, cheap, unloved, distant, remote

  6. costly, dear(p), high-priced, pricey, pricyadverb

    having a high price

    "costly jewelry"; "high-priced merchandise"; "much too dear for my pocketbook"; "a pricey restaurant"

    Antonyms:
    remote, inexpensive, insincere, cheap, unloved, distant

  7. dearly, affectionately, dearadverb

    with affection

    "she loved him dearly"; "he treats her affectionately"

    Synonyms:
    affectionately, dearly, in a heartfelt way

    Antonyms:
    insincere, cheap, inexpensive, unloved, remote, distant

  8. dearly, dearadverb

    at a great cost

    "he paid dearly for the food"; "this cost him dear"

    Synonyms:
    affectionately, dearly, in a heartfelt way

    Antonyms:
    cheap, distant, unloved, inexpensive, remote, insincere

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dearadjective

    Synonyms:
    costly, expensive, high-priced, at a high price, of great price

  2. dearadjective

    Synonyms:
    precious, beloved, darling, much loved, highly esteemed or valued

  3. dearnoun

    Synonyms:
    darling

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dearadjective

    Synonyms:
    costly, expensive, high-priced, beloved, darling, precious

    Antonyms:
    cheap, inexpensive

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How to use dear in a sentence?

  1. John Barrymore:

    Die I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.

  2. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    You say how much I love you, "I never let my mind interfere when I'm with you", isn't it enough sign of how much I trust and love you...my dear!

  3. Tim Ferriss:

    Love is not just a feeling, it's a choice we make every day to cherish and care for the people we hold dear.

  4. Granger Smith:

    Dear River, because of the life you lived, we’ve grown closer to God, and God gave us a miracle.

  5. Jackie Collins:

    Do n`t tell mummy -- Mummy because we ` re English -- You do n`t tell Mummy dear that you ` re a wild thing.


Translations for dear

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  • duur, geliefde, besteAfrikaans
  • عزيز, غاليArabic
  • дарагіBelarusian
  • драг, скъп, любим, уважаем, възлюбен, милBulgarian
  • estimat, benvolgut, carCatalan, Valencian
  • milý, drahýCzech
  • любъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
  • annwyl, drudWelsh
  • dyr, kære, dyrebar, kærDanish
  • teuer, Sehr geehrter, Liebster, lieber, Liebste, Teuerster, Liebchen, lieb, Teuerste, TeuererGerman
  • αγαπητή, αγαπημένος, αγαπητός, αγαπητέ, ακριβόςGreek
  • querido, estimado, bueno, mío, precioso, majo, [[compa]] [[mío]], [[maestro]] [[mío]], tierno, costoso, [[señora]] [[mía]], amigo, compadre, caro, cuate, estimada, amable, amiga, [[señor]] [[mío]], mía, queridaSpanish
  • گرامی, گران, عزیز, فریPersian
  • rakas, kullannuppu, tärkeä, arvokas, hyvä, kallisFinnish
  • cher, coûteuxFrench
  • dílis, dil, a chara, ionúinIrish
  • ionmhainnScottish Gaelic
  • יקיר, יָקָרHebrew
  • आदरणीय, महँगा, प्रिय, बहुमूल्य, प्यारा, महंगाHindi
  • drága, kedvesHungarian
  • սիրելի, հարգելի, թանկ, թանկագինArmenian
  • mahal, sayangIndonesian
  • karaIdo
  • kær, dýr, dýrtIcelandic
  • caro, costosoItalian
  • 様, 親愛なる, 高い, 愛しい, 拝啓, へ, 恋しい, 親愛なJapanese
  • 비싸다, 비싼, 소중한Korean
  • گیان, ئازیز, گران, خۆشه‌ویست, به‌ڕێزKurdish
  • carissimiLatin
  • ແພງLao
  • brangus, mielas, gerbiamas, mylimasLithuanian
  • mīļš, dārgs, cienītaisLatvian
  • скапMacedonian
  • duur, bemind, kostbaar, hooggeachte, lieve, liefdevol, geliefd, waarde, lief, schat, waardevol, dierbaar, precieus, lieverd, kostelijk, beste, gekoesterd, prijzig, beminnelijk, innig, geachteDutch
  • dyr, kjære, kjær, kostbar, æredeNorwegian
  • drogi, kochanyPolish
  • ګرانPashto, Pushto
  • caro, querido, prezadoPortuguese
  • scump, drag, stimate, dragăRomanian
  • ду́шка, дорогой, уважаемый, любимый, дорогая, милый, ценныйRussian
  • ску̑п, skȕpSerbo-Croatian
  • drahýSlovak
  • drag, dragiSlovene
  • dyr, kär, käraSwedish
  • galiSwahili
  • அன்பேTamil
  • แพงThai
  • pahalı, sayınTurkish
  • дорогийUkrainian
  • عزیز, مہنگا, پياراUrdu
  • đắt, đắt tiền, kính thưaVietnamese
  • jerik, löfikVolapük
  • 亲爱Chinese

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