Definition of 'dearly'
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It puts City under pressure and cost them dearly yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If he fails he will pay dearly at mid-term elections that are less than two years away. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Syria was and still is my home which I love dearly. The Sun (2016)I love him dearly and couldn't imagine life without him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She had had it for years, she told me, and loved it dearly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We love him dearly but seen him for a month and worried. The Sun (2007)Wolves would pay dearly for those misses. The Sun (2009)You make a bad investment that costs you dearly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We love him dearly and want to help him. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This careless attitude was to cost me dearly. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)It was a big race he dearly wanted to win. The Sun (2012)She loved you dearly when you were born. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They are the ones who will pay dearly if it all goes wrong. The Sun (2006)It cost them dearly in the end. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is not that we do not want it enough but that we want it too dearly. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is said that the player has claimed he loves his wife dearly. The Sun (2015)His love for us cost him dearly. Christianity Today (2000)He had dearly wanted to photograph him on his deathbed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hazard was almost made to pay dearly for that error. The Sun (2013)The Kremlin would dearly like to repeat this exercise. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We must love one another dearly, and help one another. The Children of the New Forest (1847)I would dearly like to see a reformation of how politicians are paid. The Sun (2006)I would dearly like her to get in touch. The Sun (2007)I would dearly like our son to learn a language as he grows up in an increasingly global economy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They loved their father dearly. The Sun (2008)I'd dearly like to sponsor the road that goes past my house. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There could be no more fitting tribute to the dearly departed TV Burp if he was to walk off with all three. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'dearly'
British English: dearly ADVERB
If you love someone dearly, you love them very much.
She loved her father dearly.
Definition of dearly from the Collins English Dictionary
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