An example of dear is a grandmother.
An example of dear is a close, beloved friend.
An example of dear is how to begin a letter to a close friend.
Dear Lee Dawson.
My dearest friend.
Lost everything dear to them.
What a dear she is!
Sold their wares dear.
Oh dear; dear me.
Our dearest need.
Our dearest wish.
Oh, dear! dear me! dear God!
Dear Sir/Madam/Miss, please notice our offices will be closed during the following bank holidays: […] .
My dear friend, I feel better as soon as you come sit beside my sickbed!
My dear boy, if your grades don't pick up I won't bounce you on but over my knee!
It is my dearest wish.