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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Endear  \En*dear"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Endeared};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Endearing}.] 
  1.  To  make  dear  or  beloved.  ``To  be  endeared  to  a  king.'' 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  raise  the  price  or  cost  of  to  make  costly  or 
  expensive.  [R.]  --King  James  I.  (1618). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  endear 
  v  :  make  attractive  or  lovable:  "This  behavior  endeared  her  to 
  me" 




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