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English Dictionary: treasure by the DICT Development Group
3 results for treasure
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.; "the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies"
    Synonym(s): treasure, hoarded wealth
  2. art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    Synonym(s): gem, treasure
  3. any possession that is highly valued by its owner; "the children returned from the seashore with their shells and other treasures"
  4. a collection of precious things; "the trunk held all her meager treasures"
  1. hold dear; "I prize these old photographs" [syn: prize, value, treasure, appreciate]
  2. be fond of; be attached to
    Synonym(s): care for, cherish, hold dear, treasure
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Treasure \Treas"ure\, n. [OE. tresor, tresour, F. tr[82]sor, L.
      thesaurus, Gr. [?] a stone laid up, treasure, probably from
      the root of [?] to put, place. See {Thesis}, and cf.
      1. Wealth accumulated; especially, a stock, or store of money
            in reserve.
                     This treasure hath fortune unto us given. --Chaucer.
      2. A great quantity of anything collected for future use;
            abundance; plenty.
                     We have treasures in the field, of wheat and of
                     barley, and of oil and of honey.         --Jer. xli. 8.
      3. That which is very much valued.
                     Ye shall be peculiar treasure unto me. --Ex. xix. 5.
                     From thy wardrobe bring thy chiefest treasure.
      {Treasure city}, a city for stores and magazines. --Ex. i.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Treasure \Treas"ure\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Treasured}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Treasuring}.]
      To collect and deposit, as money or other valuable things,
      for future use; to lay up; to hoard; usually with up; as, to
      treasure up gold.
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