Learner's definition of ENDEAR
endear (someone) to (someone or something)
to cause (someone) to be loved or admired by (someone or something)
They endeared themselves to the whole town.
His generosity has endeared him to the public. [=the people in his country, city, etc., love and admire him because he is generous]
Her bad temper did not endear her to her coworkers. [=her bad temper made it difficult for people to like her]
[more endearing; most endearing]
[more endearingly; most endearingly]