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English noun: treasure

1. treasure (possession) accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.


SamplesThe pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies.


Synonymshoarded wealth


Broader (hypernym)riches, wealth


Narrower (hyponym)fortune, king's ransom, treasure trove, trove, valuable

2. treasure (artifact) art highly prized for its beauty or perfection


Synonymsgem


Broader (hypernym)art, fine art

3. treasure (possession) any possession that is highly valued by its owner


SamplesThe children returned from the seashore with their shells and other treasures.


Broader (hypernym)possession

4. treasure (group) a collection of precious things


SamplesThe trunk held all her meager treasures.


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


English verb: treasure

1. treasure (possession) hold dear


SamplesI prize these old photographs.


ExamplesSam and Sue treasure the movie


Synonymsappreciate, prize, value


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)consider, reckon, regard, see, view


Narrower (hyponym)do justice, recognise, recognize

2. treasure (emotion) be fond of; be attached to


ExamplesSam cannot treasure Sue , Sam and Sue treasure the movie


Synonymscare for, cherish, hold dear


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)love


Narrower (hyponym)yearn









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