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1. endear

verb. ['ɛnˈdiːr'] make attractive or lovable.

Synonyms

  • delight

Antonyms

  • dissatisfy
  • disenchant

Etymology

  • dear (English)
  • dere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • en- (English)
  • en- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Endear

  • musketeer
  • multiyear
  • comandeer
  • puppeteer
  • disappear
  • buccaneer
  • sightseer
  • sight-seer
  • sampere
  • overhear
  • mishear
  • manteer
  • savir
  • saffir
  • rehear
  • keneer
  • speare
  • grier
  • we're
  • weir
  • tier
  • teare
  • seer
  • keir
  • here
  • hear
  • bier
  • baehr

Example sentences of the word endear


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Terriers are full of determination and spirit, qualities that endear the dogs to the Irish.

2. Verb, base form
Not only does this lend the work authenticity, but it can also endear you to your readers.

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