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Definition of "treasure" []

  • Accumulated or stored wealth in the form of money, jewels, or other valuables. (noun)
  • Valuable or precious possessions of any kind. (noun)
  • One considered especially precious or valuable. (noun)
  • To keep or regard as precious; value highly. See Synonyms at appreciate. (verb-transitive)
  • To accumulate and store away, as for future use. (verb-transitive)
  • Wealth and riches, usually hoarded, esp in the form of money, precious metals, or gems (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A thing or person that is highly prized or valued (noun)
  • To prize highly as valuable, rare, or costly (verb)
  • To store up and save; hoard (verb)

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Use "treasure" in a sentence
  • "45 The good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and the evil _man_ out of the evil _treasure_ bringeth forth that which is evil: for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh."
  • "Donilon said the extent of the materials seized from bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, during the overnight raid by U.S. forces amounted to the largest cache of terrorist intelligence ever gathered, what he described as a "treasure trove" of data."
  • "In this case at least, Spain cannot claim that this treasure is theirs."