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treasure

treas·ure

treasure

 
 
pronunciation:
tre zhr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: accumulated or stored wealth.
 
similar words:
cache, fortune, hoard, nest egg, reserve, savings, stash, stockpile, store, wealth
definition 2: someone or something that is highly prized or admired.
synonyms:
gem, jewel, pearl, pride
similar words:
asset, booty, cache, favorite, find, paragon
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: treasured, treasures, treasuring
definition 1: to prize or value highly; cherish.
I treasure her friendship.
synonyms:
cherish, prize, value
similar words:
esteem, regard, revere
definition 2: to put aside for future use (often fol. by up).
She treasured up enough money for the trip.
synonyms:
save, stock, stockpile, store
similar words:
accumulate, amass, hoard, stash
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derivations: treasurable (adj.), treasureless (n.)
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