precious; of the greatest importance
a person who is loved or lovable
at a high cost
ah; my god
"a good friend"
"my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
"one's dearest wish"
"devout wishes for their success"
"much too dear for my pocketbook"
"a pricey restaurant"
"she loved him dearly"
"he treats her affectionately"
"he paid dearly for the food"
"this cost him dear"
Dear men Of estimation and command in arms.
出自：1 Henry IV , Shakespeare
Made lame by Fortune's dearest spite.
出自：Sonnets , Shakespeare
Now I forget them at my dearest need.
Don't dear me, Sir Hurricane, I am not one of your dears.
出自： F. Marryat
Buy cheap and sell dear.
出自： P. Gallico
误 The shop has a very dear price.
正 That's a very dear shop.
误 The price of the house is very dear.
正 The house is very dear.
正 The price of the house is very high.