endear to

phrasal verb
endeared to; endearing to; endears to

Definition of endear to

: to cause (someone) to be loved or admired by (someone or something) They endeared themselves to the whole town. His generosity has endeared him to the public. Her bad temper did not endear her to her coworkers.

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“Endear to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endear%20to. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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