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Synonyms for dear
dɪərdear

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dear

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

    Antonyms:
    cheap, inexpensive, misliked, vile

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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 Words

  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. Matteo Renzi:

    My dear democrats, you are not here to argue amongst yourselves, you are here to change Italy, we won't get bogged down and gaze at our navels.

  2. Palestinian Barakat Mour:

    Here is where I was born. I was born in this cave. Homeland is very dear and my land is very dear to me, it is part of me.

  3. Whoopi Goldberg:

    That’s not really funny to people who've lost their kids … or people who've lost family members or dear friends to this, nobody on the planet really wants to go through this. This is not something we’re doing because it’s, you know, sexually gratifying.

  4. President Obama:

    Dianne Feinstein's always been an indispensable leader for California, and we became dear friends and partners in the fight to guarantee affordable healthcare and economic opportunity for everybody ; to protect our planet from climate change, and our kids from gun violence, i ask Californians to join me in supporting Dianne Feinstein's reelection and returning one of America's most effective champions for progress to the Senate.

  5. Jane Austen, Emma:

    Oh! dear; I was so miserable! I am sure I must have been as white as my gown.


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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