dearly


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dear 1

 (dîr)
adj. dear·er, dear·est
1.
a. Loved and cherished: my dearest friend.
b. Greatly valued; precious: lost everything dear to them.
2. Highly esteemed or regarded. Used in direct address, especially in salutations: Dear Lee Dawson.
3.
a. High-priced; expensive.
b. Charging high prices.
4. Earnest; ardent: "This good man was a dear lover and constant practicer of angling" (Izaak Walton).
5. Obsolete Noble; worthy.
6. Heartfelt: It is my dearest wish.
n.
1. A person who is greatly loved. Often used as a form of address.
2. An endearing, lovable, or kind person: What a dear she is!
adv.
1. With fondness; affectionately.
2. At a high cost: sold their wares dear.
interj.
Used as a polite exclamation, chiefly of surprise or distress: oh dear; dear me.

[Middle English dere, from Old English dēore.]

dear′ly adv.
dear′ness n.

dear 2

 (dîr)
adj.
Severe; grievous; sore: our dearest need.

[Middle English dere, from Old English dēor.]

dearly

(ˈdɪəlɪ)
adv
1. very much: I would dearly like you to go.
2. affectionately
3. at a great cost
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.dearly - in a sincere and heartfelt manner; "I would dearly love to know"
2.dearly - at a great cost; "he paid dearly for the food"; "this cost him dear"
3.dearly - with affectiondearly - with affection; "she loved him dearly"; "he treats her affectionately"

dearly

adverb
1. (Formal) very much, greatly, deeply, extremely, profoundly She would dearly love to marry.
2. deeply, very much, tenderly, fondly, devotedly He was a great man and I loved him dearly.
3. (Formal) at great cost, dear, heavily, at a high price, at a heavy cost, with much suffering He is paying dearly for his folly.
Translations
كَثيرا، إلى حَدٍ كَبير
nesmírněvroucně
meget
innilega
dragozelo
çokpek çok

dearly

[ˈdɪəlɪ] ADV
1. (= very much) → mucho, de verdad
I loved him dearlylo quería mucho or de verdad
I should dearly love to gome encantaría ir
his dearly beloved wifesu amada esposa
dearly beloved, we are gathered here todayqueridos or amados hermanos, estamos aquí reunidos hoy ...
the dearly departed (frm) → el queridísimo difunto/la queridísima difunta
2. (= at great cost) → caro
victory for the Russians was dearly boughtlos rusos pagaron un precio muy alto por la victoria
to cost sb dearlycostar caro a algn
it cost him dearlyle costó caro
to pay dearly for sthpagar algo caro
he paid dearly for his mistakepagó caro su error

dearly

[ˈdɪərli] adv
to love sb dearly → aimer qn de tout son cœur
I would dearly love to ... (= would very much like) → j'aimerais tant ...
I would dearly love to marry → J'aimerais tant me marier.
she would dearly love to ... → elle aimerait tant ...
to pay dearly for sth (= suffer serious consequences) → payer très cher pour qch
He drank too much and is paying dearly for it → Il a trop bu et il le paie très cher.

dearly

adv
(= greatly) lovevon ganzem Herzen; hopesehr; dearly beloved (form, Eccl)geliebt; (addressing congregation) → liebe Gemeinde, liebe Brüder und Schwestern; I would dearly love to marryich würde liebend gern heiraten; I dearly wish I had more moneyich wünschte, ich hätte mehr Geld; I should dearly love or like to live hereich würde für mein Leben gern hier wohnen
(fig) he paid dearly (for it)er hat es teuer bezahlt; dearly boughtteuer erkauft; to cost somebody dearlyjdn teuer zu stehen kommen

dearly

[ˈdɪəlɪ] adv to love sb/sth dearlyamare qn/qc moltissimo
I should dearly love to go there → mi piacerebbe moltissimo andarci
to pay dearly for sth (esp fig) → pagar qc caro or a caro prezzo

dear

(diə) adjective
1. high in price. Cabbages are very dear this week.
2. very lovable. He is such a dear little boy.
3. (with to) much loved. She is very dear to me.
4. used as a polite way of addressing someone, especially in a letter. Dear Sir.
noun
1. a person who is lovable or charming. He is such a dear!
2. a person who is loved or liked (especially used to address someone). Come in, dear.
ˈdearly adverb
very much or very strongly. I would dearly like to see you; She loved him dearly.
dear, dear! / oh dear!
mild expressions of regret, sorrow, pity etc. Oh dear! I've forgotten my key.
References in classic literature ?
Of a lion worthy, Or perhaps of a virtuous howl-monkey-- --But it's naught to you, Ye friendly damsels dearly loved, At whose own feet to me, The first occasion, To a European under palm-trees, A seat is now granted.
My mother -- my own mother, who died early, Was but the mother of myself; but you Are mother to the one I loved so dearly, And thus are dearer than the mother I knew By that infinity with which my wife Was dearer to my soul than its soul-life.
So dearly do I love the scene of my poverty and your kindness.
If I had loved you less dearly, I might have had the courage to say this in your presence -- but how could I trust myself to resist your persuasions, and to bear the sight of your distress?
Be it what it may, it rested in the heart of Eva, a calm, sweet, prophetic certainty that Heaven was near; calm as the light of sunset, sweet as the bright stillness of autumn, there her little heart reposed, only troubled by sorrow for those who loved her so dearly.
Vernon, who dearly loves to be firm, and to have all the sense and all the wit of the conversation to herself: Frederica will never eclipse her.
But thou wilt love her dearly, as I do, and wilt advise me how to deal with her
One of these departed spirits told me, in a sad and lifeless way, that there is no way for him to live but by whey, and dearly, dearly loved whey, he didn't know whey he did, but he did.
No, Button-Bright must wear his fox head, and he'll be sure to love it dearly as soon as he gets used to it.
Dorothy knew at once it was a magic carpet she beheld, and her heart beat high with hope and joy as she realized she was soon to be rescued and allowed to greet her dearly beloved friends of Oz--the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion.
Fundevogel and Lina loved each other so dearly that when they did not see each other they were sad.
Look, Prince," said another, who would have dearly liked to take another pie but felt shy, and therefore pretended to be examining the countryside- "See, our infantrymen have already got there.