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Definition of: dear

(dir) adjective
1. Beloved; precious.
2. Highly esteemed: used in letter salutations: Dear Sir.
3. Held at a high price, or rate; costly.
4. Characterized by high prices.
5. Intense; earnest: our dearest wish.
6. Obs. Noble; glorious.
noun One who is much beloved; a darling.
adverb Dearly.
interj. An exclamation of regret, surprise, etc.
◆ Homophone: deer. [OE dēore]
—dear′ness
noun

Definition of: dear

(dir) adjective Obs.
Severe; dire; difficult. Also dere. Homophone: deer. [OE dēor wild]

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Statistical data

"dear" has the frequency of use of 0.0047% on city-data.com forum

"dear" has the frequency of use of 0.0014% on en.wikipedia.org.

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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