treasure

treasure
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. hoard, store; wealth, riches. —v. value, prize, cherish, appreciate; remember. See money, goodness.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. richness, riches, store, cache, hoard, find, abundance, reserve, nest egg, pile*; see also wealth 1 , 2 .
v.
Syn. prize, value, appreciate, cherish, hold dear, set Great store by, guard, hoard; see also admire 1 , cherish 1 , love 1 .
See Synonym Study at appreciate .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. wealth riches, money and jewels, fortune, hoard, pirate's hoard, miser's hoard, *tidy bundle, treasure-trove, king's ransom.
2. valuable thing or person gem, jewel, pearl, rarity, prized possession, prize, *find, *pride and joy.
II
v.
cherish, prize, value, appreciate, adore, love, esteem, hold dear, regard highly.
ANT.: dislike, hold in contempt, disdain
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A supply stored or hidden for future use: backlog, cache, hoard, inventory, nest egg, reserve, reservoir, stock, stockpile, store. Slang: stash. See COLLECT. 2. A great amount of accumulated money and precious possessions: affluence, fortune, pelf, riches, wealth. See OWNED, RICH. 3. Someone or something considered exceptionally precious: gem, pearl, prize1. See VALUE. II verb 1. To recognize the worth, quality, importance, or magnitude of: appreciate, cherish, esteem, prize1, respect, value. Idiom: set store by. See PRAISE. 2. To have the highest regard for: cherish, prize1. Idiom: hold dear. See VALUE. 3. To store up (supplies or money), usually well beyond one's needs: hoard, squirrel (away), stockpile. Slang: stash. See COLLECT, GIVE.

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