endear


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en·dear

 (ĕn-dîr′)
tr.v. en·deared, en·dear·ing, en·dears
To make beloved or very sympathetic: a couple whose kindness endeared them to friends.

endear

(ɪnˈdɪə)
vb
(tr) to cause to be beloved or esteemed

en•dear

(ɛnˈdɪər)

v.t.
1. to make dear, esteemed, or beloved: He endeared himself to us with his gentle ways.
2. Obs. to make costly.
[1570–80]
en•dear′ing•ly, adv.

endear


Past participle: endeared
Gerund: endearing

Imperative
endear
endear
Present
I endear
you endear
he/she/it endears
we endear
you endear
they endear
Preterite
I endeared
you endeared
he/she/it endeared
we endeared
you endeared
they endeared
Present Continuous
I am endearing
you are endearing
he/she/it is endearing
we are endearing
you are endearing
they are endearing
Present Perfect
I have endeared
you have endeared
he/she/it has endeared
we have endeared
you have endeared
they have endeared
Past Continuous
I was endearing
you were endearing
he/she/it was endearing
we were endearing
you were endearing
they were endearing
Past Perfect
I had endeared
you had endeared
he/she/it had endeared
we had endeared
you had endeared
they had endeared
Future
I will endear
you will endear
he/she/it will endear
we will endear
you will endear
they will endear
Future Perfect
I will have endeared
you will have endeared
he/she/it will have endeared
we will have endeared
you will have endeared
they will have endeared
Future Continuous
I will be endearing
you will be endearing
he/she/it will be endearing
we will be endearing
you will be endearing
they will be endearing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been endearing
you have been endearing
he/she/it has been endearing
we have been endearing
you have been endearing
they have been endearing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been endearing
you will have been endearing
he/she/it will have been endearing
we will have been endearing
you will have been endearing
they will have been endearing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been endearing
you had been endearing
he/she/it had been endearing
we had been endearing
you had been endearing
they had been endearing
Conditional
I would endear
you would endear
he/she/it would endear
we would endear
you would endear
they would endear
Past Conditional
I would have endeared
you would have endeared
he/she/it would have endeared
we would have endeared
you would have endeared
they would have endeared
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.endear - make attractive or lovable; "This behavior endeared her to me"
delight, please - give pleasure to or be pleasing to; "These colors please the senses"; "a pleasing sensation"

endear

verb attract, draw, bind, engage, charm, attach, win, incline, captivate Her behaviour did not endear her to her colleagues.
Translations
يُحَبِّب
gøre sig vellidt
megkedveltet
gera kæran eîa hjartfólginn
meilus žodispadaryti brangesnįpadaryti brangųpaperkantisužburiantis
získať si priazeň
sevdirmek

endear

[ɪnˈdɪəʳ] VT to endear sb to [+ others] → ganar para algn la simpatía de
this did not endear him to the publicesto no le granjeó las simpatías de la gente
to endear o.s. to sbganarse la simpatía de algn

endear

[ɪnˈdɪər] vt
to endear o.s. to sb → se faire aimer de qn

endear

vtbeliebt machen (to bei); to endear oneself to somebodysich bei jdm beliebt machen

endear

[ɪnˈdɪəʳ] vt to endear sb torendere qn caro/a (a)
to endear o.s. to sb → accattivarsi le simpatie di qn

endear

(inˈdiə) verb
to make dear or more dear (to). His loyalty endeared him to me.
enˈdearing adjective
arousing feelings of affection. his endearing innocence.
enˈdearment noun
a word of love.
References in classic literature ?
It is as if heaven had an especial band of angels, whose office it was to sojourn for a season here, and endear to them the wayward human heart, that they might bear it upward with them in their homeward flight.
There certainly are circumstances," said Willoughby, "which might greatly endear it to me; but this place will always have one claim of my affection, which no other can possibly share.
She hadn't the high spirits which endear grown-ups to healthy children, Mrs.
Does not even his obtuseness perceive that this amiable and touching desire to carry out the wishes of the constituent body, must for ever endear him to the hearts and souls of such of his fellow townsmen as are not worse than swine; or, in other words, who are not as debased as our contemporary himself?
His household gods are of flesh and blood, with no alloy of silver, gold, or precious stone; he has no property but in the affections of his own heart; and when they endear bare floors and walls, despite of rags and toil and scanty fare, that man has his love of home from God, and his rude hut becomes a solemn place.