endear

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verb en·dear \in-ˈdir, en-\

Definition of endear

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 obsolete :  to make higher in cost, value, or estimation

  3. 2 :  to cause to become beloved or admired <her generosity has endeared her to the public>

endearingly

play \-iŋ-lē\ adverb

1580

First Known Use of endear

1580



ENDEAR Defined for Kids

endear

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verb en·dear \in-ˈdir\

Definition of endear for Students

endeared

endearing

  1. :  to make beloved or admired <His kind nature endeared him to all.>


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