Synonyms for Dear:

adj.

all (adjective)
good, near.
beloved, favorite (adjective)
precious, cherished, treasured, darling, close, pet, loved.
darling (adjective)
adored, honey, favored, treasured, favorite, cherished, fair-haired, beloved, darling, precious, well-beloved.
expensive (adjective)
uneconomical, unreasonable, costly, Oversold, extravagant, rich, exorbitant, high-priced, inflated, expensive, priceless, overpriced, premium, overboard, outrageous, invaluable.
extreme (adjective)
high.
very expensive (adjective)
valuable, high-priced, costly, overpriced, high, pricey.

adv.

all (adverb)
dearly.

n.

stunning, lovely, nice-looking, knockout, beguiling, appealing, delightful, eye-catching, captivating. mensch, fairy godmother, go-to guy, valuable, saint, angel, savior, star, samaritan. sumptuous, exclusive, value, high-class, high, select, luxurious. truelove, sugar, sweet, bud, babe, sweetie, mate, pardner, minion, my man, sister, BRO, baby. to die for, longed-for, desirable, top, desired, wanted. mister, miss, sonny, madam, buster, buddy, ma'am, mac, dude. sincerely yours, postscript, Yours, Yours faithfully, herewith, kind regards, Dear Sir, best wishes. beloved person (noun)
treasure, love, favorite, loved one, honey, sweetheart.
darling (noun)
treasure, love, idol, pet, jewel, sweetheart.
dear (noun)
near, close, heartfelt, darling, pricy, honey, beloved, love, devout, dearly, pricey, dearest, sincere, costly, loved, good, lamb, expensive, earnest, affectionately, loved one, high-priced.
love (noun)
love, loved one.
person (noun)
lamb.

Other synonyms:

truelove, madam, angel, postscript, mac, saint. minion, buddy, dude. star. high, top. miss.

Usage examples for dear

  1. " I had to, my dear – Betty Wales Freshman by Edith K. Dunton
  2. It's money, my dear it's money. – His Second Wife by Ernest Poole
  3. Good- by, Dear my Diary. – Sweethearts at Home by S. R. Crockett