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treas·ure

 (trĕzh′ər)
n.
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.
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treasure

(ˈtrɛʒə)
n
1. wealth and riches, usually hoarded, esp in the form of money, precious metals, or gems
2. a thing or person that is highly prized or valued
vb (tr)
3. to prize highly as valuable, rare, or costly
4. to store up and save; hoard
[C12: from Old French tresor, from Latin thēsaurus anything hoarded, from Greek thēsauros]
ˈtreasurable adj
ˈtreasureless adj
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treas•ure

(ˈtrɛʒ ər)

n., v. -ured, -ur•ing. n.
1. wealth or riches stored or accumulated, esp. in the form of precious metals, money, or jewels.
2. wealth, rich materials, or valuable things.
3. any thing or person greatly valued.
v.t.
4. to retain carefully or keep in store, as in the mind.
5. to regard or treat as precious; cherish.
6. to put away for security or future use, as money.
[1125–75; Middle English tresor < Old French < Latin thēsaurus storehouse, hoard (see thesaurus)]
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treasure

  • hamper - A food basket for a picnic, it is a phonetic reduction of the word hanaper, "plate basket," or "repository for treasure."
  • garrison - At first, it meant "store, treasure."
  • treasure - Based on Greek thesauros.
  • treasure trove - From French, literally meaning "found treasure."
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Treasure

 a store or stock of valuable things.
Examples: treasure of central fire (volcanos), 1707; of the church, 1753; of the field, 1382.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

treasure


Past participle: treasured
Gerund: treasuring

Imperative
treasure
treasure
Present
I treasure
you treasure
he/she/it treasures
we treasure
you treasure
they treasure
Preterite
I treasured
you treasured
he/she/it treasured
we treasured
you treasured
they treasured
Present Continuous
I am treasuring
you are treasuring
he/she/it is treasuring
we are treasuring
you are treasuring
they are treasuring
Present Perfect
I have treasured
you have treasured
he/she/it has treasured
we have treasured
you have treasured
they have treasured
Past Continuous
I was treasuring
you were treasuring
he/she/it was treasuring
we were treasuring
you were treasuring
they were treasuring
Past Perfect
I had treasured
you had treasured
he/she/it had treasured
we had treasured
you had treasured
they had treasured
Future
I will treasure
you will treasure
he/she/it will treasure
we will treasure
you will treasure
they will treasure
Future Perfect
I will have treasured
you will have treasured
he/she/it will have treasured
we will have treasured
you will have treasured
they will have treasured
Future Continuous
I will be treasuring
you will be treasuring
he/she/it will be treasuring
we will be treasuring
you will be treasuring
they will be treasuring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been treasuring
you have been treasuring
he/she/it has been treasuring
we have been treasuring
you have been treasuring
they have been treasuring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been treasuring
you will have been treasuring
he/she/it will have been treasuring
we will have been treasuring
you will have been treasuring
they will have been treasuring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been treasuring
you had been treasuring
he/she/it had been treasuring
we had been treasuring
you had been treasuring
they had been treasuring
Conditional
I would treasure
you would treasure
he/she/it would treasure
we would treasure
you would treasure
they would treasure
Past Conditional
I would have treasured
you would have treasured
he/she/it would have treasured
we would have treasured
you would have treasured
they would have treasured
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.treasure - accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.treasure - accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.; "the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies"
riches, wealth - an abundance of material possessions and resources
fortune - a large amount of wealth or prosperity
valuable - something of value; "all our valuables were stolen"
king's ransom - a very large treasure
treasure trove, trove - treasure of unknown ownership found hidden (usually in the earth)
2.treasure - art highly prized for its beauty or perfectiontreasure - art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
art, fine art - the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art"
3.treasure - any possession that is highly valued by its ownertreasure - any possession that is highly valued by its owner; "the children returned from the seashore with their shells and other treasures"
possession - anything owned or possessed
4.treasure - a collection of precious thingstreasure - a collection of precious things; "the trunk held all her meager treasures"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
Verb1.treasure - hold deartreasure - hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
do justice - show due and full appreciation; "The diners did the food and wine justice"
consider, regard, view, reckon, see - deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
recognise, recognize - show approval or appreciation of; "My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean"
2.treasure - be fond oftreasure - be fond of; be attached to    
love - have a great affection or liking for; "I love French food"; "She loves her boss and works hard for him"
yearn - have affection for; feel tenderness for
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treasure

noun
1. riches, money, gold, fortune, wealth, valuables, jewels, funds, cash, wonga (slang) It was here, the buried treasure, she knew it was.
2. objet d'art, masterpiece, work of art, valuable object The house was full of art treasures.
3. (Informal) angel, darling, find, star (informal), prize, pearl, something else (informal), jewel, gem, paragon, one in a million (informal), one of a kind (informal), nonpareil Charlie? Oh he's a treasure, loves children.
4. darling, angel, precious, pride and joy, apple of your eye, best or greatest thing since sliced bread (informal) They found out that their little treasure was a vicious murderer.
verb
1. prize, value, worship, esteem, adore, cherish, revere, venerate, hold dear, love, idolize, set great store by, dote upon, place great value on She treasures her memories of those joyous days.
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treasure

noun
1. A supply stored or hidden for future use:
Slang: stash.
2. A great amount of accumulated money and precious possessions:
3. Someone or something considered exceptionally precious:
verb
1. To recognize the worth, quality, importance, or magnitude of:
Idiom: set store by.
2. To have the highest regard for:
Idiom: hold dear.
3. To store up (supplies or money), usually well beyond one's needs:
Slang: stash.
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Translations
كَنْزيَحْتَفِظ بِ، يَدَّخِريُقَدر، يُثَمِّن، يَعْتَز بِذُخْر، أغلى ما يكون، كَنْز
pokladcenit sichovat jako poklad
skatværdsætte
aare
aarre
blago
kincskincsként õriz
fjársjóîurgersemi, perlameta mikilsvarîveita, geyma
財宝
보물
thesaurus
brangiausiasbranginti
augstu vērtētbagātībadārgumidārgumsglabāt kā dārgumu
pokladuchovávať ako poklad
zaklad
skatt
สมบัติ
definehazineözenle saklamakçok değer/önem vermekçok değerli kimse/şey
kho báu

treasure

[ˈtreʒəʳ]
A. N (= gold, jewels) → tesoro m
buried treasuretesoro m enterrado or escondido; (= valuable object, person) → joya f
our charlady is a real treasurenuestra asistenta es una verdadera joya
treasures of Spanish artjoyas del arte español
yes, my treasuresí, mi tesoro
B. VT
1. (= value) → valorar
2. (also treasure up) (= keep) [+ memories, mementos] → guardar, atesorar
C. CPD treasure chest N (lit) → cofre m del tesoro, tesoro m (fig) [of information, knowledge] → tesoro m
treasure house N (fig) → mina f
treasure hunt Ncaza f del tesoro
treasure trove Ntesoro m hallado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

treasure

[ˈtrɛʒər]
n
(= valuable items) → trésor m
(= helpful person) → perle f
vt
(= value) [+ gift, item] → chérir; [+ memory] → chérirtreasure chest n
(= box) → malle f au trésor
(= rich source) → mine f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

treasure

n (lit)Schatz m; (fig also)Kostbarkeit f; (= dear person)Schatz m; many treasures of modern artviele moderne Kunstschätze; she’s a real treasuresie ist eine Perle or ein Juwel nt
vt(hoch) schätzen, zu schätzen wissen; he really treasures his booksseine Bücher bedeuten ihm sehr viel; I shall treasure this memoryich werde das in lieber Erinnerung behalten

treasure

:
treasure chest
n (lit)Schatztruhe f; (fig)Fundgrube f
treasure house
n (lit)Schatzkammer f; a treasure of knowledgeeine Fundgrube des Wissens
treasure hunt
nSchatzsuche f
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treasure

[ˈtrɛʒəʳ]
1. n (no pl, gold, jewels) → tesori mpl; (valuable object) (fig) (person) → tesoro
our cleaner is a real treasure → la nostra donna delle pulizie è una vera rarità
2. vt (value, friendship) → apprezzare molto, tenere in gran conto; (keep, valuables) → custodire gelosamente; (memory) → fare tesoro di
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

treasure

(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!
verb
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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treasure

كَنْز poklad skat Schatz θησαυρός tesoro aarre trésor blago tesoro 財宝 보물 schat skatt skarb tesouro сокровище skatt สมบัติ define kho báu 财宝
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References in periodicals archive ?
"And many of these glorious gifts and treasurable treats are exclusive to my boutique, so it's the only opportunity to shop for these collections locally." After realising she doesn't just love selling homeware products but is also passionate about making her clients' homes look beautiful, too, she set up her home-styling business.
" His contact is [emailprotected]Have a treasurable day, won't you!
This treasurable performance was framed by two remarkably retro-facing symphonies.
States under their continental shelf and Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) can aggravate their markets over trade and consumption of treasurable resources of oil and natural gas that can be extracted with the evolution of technology (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1994).
The photos, if deemed special and treasurable, will be displayed in the new office and in the AIT@40 Exhibit, reported CNA.
This is a treasurable volume, crammed with images of Parry and his milieu, threaded through with biographical detail, and seasoned with memorable snippets relating to the composer's views on a multitude of matters, including the new-fangled business of motoring.
As regards the treasurable attributes of liberty, the deplorable human qualities of envy, graft, greed, or some unholy combination conspire to make the rest of the world at times mightily hostile towards our Great American Experiment.
We are fortunate that she leaves behind her a rich legacy of audio and visual recordings that preserve much of what made her such a unique and treasurable artist.
Other unmissable attractions to explore in Istanbul include a shopping trip to the iconic Grand Bazaar where a display of old books and prints from private libraries of local families is a treasurable treat.
Because of their treasurable experience, the couple plans to adopt a 9-year-old disabled girl in the Philippines next year.
Winking explicitly to "The Searchers" with its ostensibly classical tale of four mismatched frontiersmen out to rescue abducted townsfolk from the clutches of a savage (and emphatically fictitious) native tribe, "Bone Tomahawk" may seem overindulgent at 132 minutes, yet it's the wayward digressions of Zahler's script--navigated with palpable enjoyment by an expert, Kurt Russell-led ensemble--that are most treasurable.--Guy Lodge