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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.
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valued, cherished, or prized
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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
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[ˈtrɛʒərd] adj [possession, memory] → cher(chère)treasure hunt nchasse f au trésor
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(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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Go to for more details Name: | Jack Gilholm Age in photo: 7 Lives: Newcastle upon Tyne Favourite player: Sissoko First match: Tottenham Most treasured footy possession: Season ticket Name: | Alfie Green Age in photo: 7 Lives: Dudley, Cramlington Favourite player: Cabella First match: Newcastle -2011 Most treasured footy possession: NUFC shirt and football trophies from playing for his local team!
TREASURED: Lady Grace Sheppard holds her late husband's box of treasures
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.
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.