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American English: /ɪnˈdɪr/
, /ɛnˈdɪr/
British English: /ɪnˈdɪə/
, /ɛnˈdɪə/

transitive verb

  • to endear oneself to somebody
    granjearse el cariño de alguien
    this endeared her to everyone
    esto le granjeó el cariño de todos or la hizo muy querida
    she doesn't endear herself to people
    no es una persona que se haga querer
    Example sentences
    • 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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