Synonyms for dear

Synonyms for (noun) dear

Synonyms: love, honey, beloved, dear, dearest

Definition: a beloved person; used as terms of endearment

Similar words: lover

Definition: a person who loves someone or is loved by someone

Synonyms: lamb, dear

Definition: a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)

Similar words: inexperienced person, innocent

Definition: a person who lacks knowledge of evil

Synonyms for (adj) dear

Synonyms: dear, near, good

Definition: with or in a close or intimate relationship

Usage: a good friend; my sisters and brothers are near and dear

Similar words: close

Definition: close in relevance or relationship

Usage: a close family; we are close sympathy with...; close kin; a close resemblance

Synonyms: high-priced, pricey, pricy, costly, dear

Definition: having a high price

Usage: costly jewelry; high-priced merchandise; much too dear for my pocketbook; a pricey restaurant

Similar words: expensive

Definition: high in price or charging high prices

Usage: expensive clothes; an expensive shop

Synonyms: beloved, darling, dear

Definition: dearly loved

Similar words: loved

Definition: held dear

Usage: his loved companion of many years

Synonyms: devout, dear, earnest, heartfelt

Definition: earnest

Usage: one's dearest wish; devout wishes for their success; heartfelt condolences

Similar words: sincere

Definition: open and genuine; not deceitful

Usage: he was a good man, decent and sincere; felt sincere regret that they were leaving; sincere friendship

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