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1. Accumulated or stored wealth in the form of money, jewels, or other valuables: search for buried treasure; spending much of the national treasure on armaments.
2. Valuable or precious possessions of any kind.
3. One considered especially precious or valuable: bought several treasures at the estate sale; saw her assistant as a treasure.
tr.v. treas·ured, treas·ur·ing, treas·ures
1. To keep or regard as precious; value highly. See Synonyms at appreciate.
2. To accumulate or store away, as for future use: "This same withered and crumbling flower ... Five and fifty years it has been treasured between the leaves of this old volume" (Nathaniel Hawthorne).

[Middle English tresure, from Old French tresor, from Latin thēsaurus, from Greek thēsauros.]

treas′ur·a·ble adj.


valued, cherished, or prized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.treasured - characterized by feeling or showing fond affection fortreasured - characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for; "a cherished friend"; "children are precious"; "a treasured heirloom"; "so good to feel wanted"
loved - held dear; "his loved companion of many years"
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[ˈtreʒəd] ADJ [memory] → entrañable; [possession] → preciado


[ˈtrɛʒərd] adj [possession, memory] → cher(chère)treasure hunt nchasse f au trésor


(ˈtreʒə) noun
1. a store of money, gold, jewels etc. The miser kept a secret hoard of treasure; (also adjective) a treasure chest.
2. something very valuable. Our babysitter is a real treasure!
1. to value; to think of as very valuable. I treasure the hours I spend in the country.
2. to keep (something) carefully because one values it. I treasure the book you gave me.
ˈtreasured adjective
regarded as precious; valued. The photograph of her son is her most treasured possession.
ˈtreasurer noun
the person in a club, society etc, who looks after the money.
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Name: Bailey Starkey Age at time of photo: 6 Lives: Dinnington, Newcastle Favourite player: Neymar & Messi First match: Barcelona vs Athletic Most treasured footy possession: Shorts, football.
Charlie's Treasures by Richard Neumann and with illustrations from Dian de Wolf is an intriguing picturebook story of Charlie and his most treasured possessions--his marbles.
Whether it be your family, partner, friends, or that signed picture from your idol, we all have those special treasured possessions we hold dear.