Synonyms of dear in English:

dear

adjective

noun

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  • 2 Philip's such a dear
    lovable person, adorable person, endearing person; darling, sweetheart, pet, angel, gem, treasure
    informal star

adverb

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  • they buy property cheaply and sell dear
    at a high price, at an excessive price, at an exorbitant price, at high cost, at great cost

Phrases

hold something/someone dear

I may be about to lose all I hold dear he has a lot of friends whom he holds very dear cherishtreasureprizevalue highly

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