Definition of endear in English:


Line breaks: en¦dear
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdɪə
, ɛn-/


[with object]
  • Cause to be loved or liked: Flora’s spirit and character endeared her to everyone who met her
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    • She was a kind and loving woman and endeared herself to all who knew her.
    • Her hospitality and her love of people endeared her to all the people who booked to stay with her.
    • His love for children and affection for the sick have endeared him to all.

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