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hoard

a stash; to store away: In wartime people have a tendency to hoard supplies.
Not to be confused with:
horde – a wandering group or a swarm: A horde of mosquitoes invaded the camp.
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hoard

 (hôrd)
n.
1. A supply or store of something held or hidden for future use.
2. A collection or supply, as of memories or information, that one keeps to oneself for future use.
v. hoard·ed, hoard·ing, hoards
v.tr.
1. To accumulate a hoard of: hoarded his money in a box under the bed.
2. To accumulate as much of (something) as one can, as when fearing a shortage.
3. To keep hidden or private: "the impulse to hoard the raw material of experience and turn it into art" (Bernard Cooper).
v.intr.
To gather or accumulate a hoard.

[Middle English hord, from Old English; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]

hoard′er n.
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hoard

(hɔːd)
n
1. an accumulated store hidden away for future use
2. a cache of ancient coins, treasure, etc
vb
to gather or accumulate (a hoard)
[Old English hord; related to Old Norse hodd, Gothic huzd, German Hort, Swedish hydda hut]
ˈhoarder n
Usage: Hoard is sometimes wrongly written where horde is meant: hordes (not hoards) of tourists
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hoard

(hɔrd, hoʊrd)
n.
1. a supply or accumulation hidden or carefully guarded for preservation or future use: a hoard of money; a hoard of food.
v.t.
2. to accumulate a hoard of.
v.i.
3. to accumulate a hoard.
[before 900; Middle English hord(e), Old English hord, c. Old High German hort, Old Norse hodd, Gothic huzd treasure; akin to hide1, hide2]
hoard′er, n.
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Hoard

 a stock or store; something accumulated.
Examples: hoard of human bliss, 1764; of coins, 1851; of facts, 1847; of grace, 1805; of money; of nuts; of provisions; of savings; of secrets.
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hoard


Past participle: hoarded
Gerund: hoarding

Imperative
hoard
hoard
Present
I hoard
you hoard
he/she/it hoards
we hoard
you hoard
they hoard
Preterite
I hoarded
you hoarded
he/she/it hoarded
we hoarded
you hoarded
they hoarded
Present Continuous
I am hoarding
you are hoarding
he/she/it is hoarding
we are hoarding
you are hoarding
they are hoarding
Present Perfect
I have hoarded
you have hoarded
he/she/it has hoarded
we have hoarded
you have hoarded
they have hoarded
Past Continuous
I was hoarding
you were hoarding
he/she/it was hoarding
we were hoarding
you were hoarding
they were hoarding
Past Perfect
I had hoarded
you had hoarded
he/she/it had hoarded
we had hoarded
you had hoarded
they had hoarded
Future
I will hoard
you will hoard
he/she/it will hoard
we will hoard
you will hoard
they will hoard
Future Perfect
I will have hoarded
you will have hoarded
he/she/it will have hoarded
we will have hoarded
you will have hoarded
they will have hoarded
Future Continuous
I will be hoarding
you will be hoarding
he/she/it will be hoarding
we will be hoarding
you will be hoarding
they will be hoarding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hoarding
you have been hoarding
he/she/it has been hoarding
we have been hoarding
you have been hoarding
they have been hoarding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hoarding
you will have been hoarding
he/she/it will have been hoarding
we will have been hoarding
you will have been hoarding
they will have been hoarding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hoarding
you had been hoarding
he/she/it had been hoarding
we had been hoarding
you had been hoarding
they had been hoarding
Conditional
I would hoard
you would hoard
he/she/it would hoard
we would hoard
you would hoard
they would hoard
Past Conditional
I would have hoarded
you would have hoarded
he/she/it would have hoarded
we would have hoarded
you would have hoarded
they would have hoarded
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hoard - a secret store of valuables or moneyhoard - a secret store of valuables or money
fund, store, stock - a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
Verb1.hoard - save up as for future use
lay aside, save up, save - accumulate money for future use; "He saves half his salary"
2.hoard - get or gather togetherhoard - get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
run up - pile up (debts or scores)
corral - collect or gather; "corralling votes for an election"
collect, pull in - get or bring together; "accumulate evidence"
scrape up, scrape, scratch, come up - gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"
chunk, lump - put together indiscriminately; "lump together all the applicants"
bale - make into a bale; "bale hay"
catch - take in and retain; "We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater"
fund - accumulate a fund for the discharge of a recurrent liability; "fund a medical care plan"
fund - place or store up in a fund for accumulation
salt away, stack away, stash away, store, hive away, lay in, put in - keep or lay aside for future use; "store grain for the winter"; "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"
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hoard

verb
1. save, store, collect, gather, treasure, accumulate, garner, amass, stockpile, buy up, put away, hive, cache, lay up, put by, stash away (informal) They've begun to hoard food and gasoline.
noun
1. store, fund, supply, reserve, mass, pile, heap, fall-back, accumulation, stockpile, stash, cache, treasure-trove a hoard of silver and jewels
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

hoard

noun
A supply stored or hidden for future use:
Slang: stash.
verb
To store up (supplies or money), usually well beyond one's needs:
Slang: stash.
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Translations
ذَخيرَة، كَنْزيَخْزِن، يَدَّخِر
hromaditzásoba
forrådlageroplagre
titkos készlet
forîisafna saman; hamstra
atsargosatsargų kaupėjaskaupti atsargaskrautisankaupos
slepens krājumsslepus uzkrāt/uzglabāt
hromadiť
kopičitizaloga

hoard

[hɔːd]
A. N (= treasure) → tesoro m; (= stockpile) → provisión f
hoards of moneymontones mpl de dinero
B. VT
1. (also to hoard up) (= accumulate) → amontonar, acumular; [+ money] → atesorar
2. (= keep) → guardar
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hoard

[ˈhɔːrd]
n
(= food stored) → provisions fpl
a hoard of food → un garde manger
a hoard of money → une cagnotte
[stolen goods] → butin m
The case involves a hoard of silver and jewels valued at up to 40m → L'affaire concerne un butin de près de 40 millions de dollars en argenterie et en bijoux.
vt [+ food, supplies, money] → amasser, engranger
People are hoarding their money → Les gens engrangent leur argent.
They've begun to hoard food and gasoline and save their money → Ils ont commencé à amasser des vivres et de l'essence et à économiser leur argent.
vistocker
I think males have a tendency to hoard → Je trouve que les hommes ont tendance à stocker.
a publicity campaign urging us not to hoard so that shops don't run out of essentials → une campagne publicitaire nous appelant à ne pas stocker afin que les commerces ne manquent pas de produits essentiels
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hoard

nVorrat m; (= treasure)Schatz m; a hoard of weaponsein Waffenlager nt; hoard of moneySchatz m, → gehortetes Geld
vt (also hoard up) food etchamstern; money, supplies, weaponshorten; informationzusammentragen; a squirrel hoards nuts for the winterein Eichhörnchen hortet Nüsse für den Winter
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hoard

[hɔːd]
1. n (of food) → provviste fpl, scorta; (of money) → gruzzolo
2. vt (also hoard up) (provisions) → fare incetta or provvista di; (money) → ammonticchiare; (old newspapers) → accumulare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hoard

(hoːd) noun
a (sometimes hidden) store (of treasure, food etc). When she was supposed to be on a diet she secretly kept a hoard of potato crisps in a cupboard.
verb
to store up or keep large quantities of (something), often in secret. His mother told him to stop hoarding old newspapers.
ˈhoarder noun
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References in classic literature ?
No, I never believed myself to be a hoarder; in fact, I knew only too well that I was a spendthrift.
The envious man beholds his neighbours' honours even in the sky; to the money- hoarder, and the mass of worldly folk, the whole great universe above glitters with sterling coin--fresh from the mint--stamped with the sovereign's head--coming always between them and heaven, turn where they may.
One third of it thou canst well spare to us for thy entertainment and that of thy train, for thou art very rich; one third of it thou canst better spare for charity, for, Bishop, I hear that thou art a hard master to those beneath thee and a close hoarder of gains that thou couldst better and with more credit to thyself give to charity than spend upon thy own likings."
Pakistan Fahad Ishaq Sangi urged the administration to take stern action against hoarders to counter the artificial price hike.
GUJRANWALA -- Commissioner Waqas Ali Mehmood said that indiscriminate action should be initiated against the hoarders and profiteers.
MULTAN -- Punjab government has decided to take action against profiteers and hoarders across the province.
The CM directed that a massive crackdown against hoarders be initiated and made it clear that the people will not be left at the mercy of those responsible for creating an artificial price hike.
The Chief Minister directed to initiate a massive crackdown against the hoarders and made it clear that people will not be left at the mercy of those responsible for creating artificial price hike.
Hoarders: Buried Alive in My Bedroom Channel 5, 10pm Most of us would probably admit to hanging on to keepsakes and mementoes, treasured items that we can't bear to part with.
Farmers say that hoarders had stocked the wheat husk to sell it at higher prices in winter.
KASUR -- District administration has started a grand operation against profiteers and hoarders in the city and registered four cases against profiteers while 62 were fined on the spot.
They demanded from government to take steps against hoarders and whole sellers as if the retailer receives consumer items from them at high rates then it was automatically that he would sell same to consumers with his margin of profit.