verb (used with object)
Origin of endear
Examples from the Web for endear
Once discovered, this maneuver did not endear the councilors to their constituents.
Somehow, this did not endear Lonegan to voters, and Booker officially entered the Senate on Oct. 31st.The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy|Olivia Nuzzi|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her modest celebrity and Manhattan snobberies alternately isolate and endear her to the locals.
If he wants to endear himself to the Republican rank and file out in the heartland, he should change his tune on Obama fast.
Her outspokenness did not endear Rogers to the elite clique of former social secretaries.
But that is one of the attributes of Mr. Gladstone which endear him so much to his party.The Grand Old Man|Richard B. Cook
Charm and personal magnetism are the qualities that endear a man to his followers.The Mother of Parliaments|Harry Graham
Resolve to endear yourself to him, which you may easily do by taking his part when I have vexed him.A Select Collection of Old English Plays|Robert Dodsley
Adelpha's great misfortune and grief only seemed to endear her to him, for the noblest hearts grow more tender with sorrow.The Witch of Salem|John R. Musick
Moreover, the countess has a latent vein of fierceness in her nature which in time may endear her to my heart.Ilka on the Hill-Top and Other Stories|Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen