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Definitions of treasure

  1. hold dear; " I prize these old photographs"
  2. be fond of; be attached to
  3. art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
  4. accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.; " the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies"
  5. a collection of precious things; " the trunk held all her meager treasures"
  6. any possession that is highly valued by its owner; " the children returned from the seashore with their shells and other treasures"
  7. Wealth accumulated; especially, a stock, or store of money in reserve.
  8. A great quantity of anything collected for future use; abundance; plenty.
  9. That which is very much valued.
  10. 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.
  11. Money, jewels, etc., hoarded up; abundance or wealth; something highly valued, or of great value;.
  12. To lay up or collect for future use; hoard; value highly.
  13. Wealth stored up: riches: a great quantity collected: great abundance: anything much valued.
  14. To hoard up: to collect for future use: to value greatly.
  15. To hoard; lay up; value highly.
  16. Wealth stored up; riches; abundance; anything highly valued.
  17. To lay up in store; accumulate; cherish; prize.
  18. The precious metals; money; jewels.
  19. Riches; wealth.
  20. Something very precious.
  21. Wealth accumulated; a great quantity of anything collected; something very much valued; great abundance.
  22. To hoard up; to collect money or other things for future use.
  23. A store of money in reserve; riches hoarded; a great store of anything collected for future use; something very much valued.
  24. To lay up or collect for future use.
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Quotes of treasure

  1. A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure – Louisa May Alcott
  2. The privilege of being at the university for four years is something I'll always treasure – Hank Brown
  3. Treasure your relationships, not your possessions. – Anthony J. D'Angelo
  4. To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible? – Elizabeth II
  5. No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure – Emma Goldman
  6. The first treasure California began to surrender after the Gold Rush as the oldest: her land. – John Jakes
  7. Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us. – Muhammad Ali Jinnah
  8. Treasure each other in the recognition that we do not know how long we shall have each other. – Joshua L. Liebman
  9. Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime! – Lawrence G. Lovasik
  10. Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world. – Martin Luther
  11. A good action is never lost; it is a treasure laid up and guarded for the doer's need. – Edwin Markham
  12. A witty woman is a treasure a witty beauty is a power. – George Meredith
  13. Our presence in Afghanistan is not worth the price of any more American lives or treasure – Camille Paglia
  14. Happiness is your own treasure because it lies within you. – Prem Rawat
  15. Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure Confidence is the greatest friend. Non -being is the greatest joy. – Lao Tzu

Usage examples for treasure

  1. Where is my poor treasure – Six Short Plays, Complete by John Galsworthy
  2. Lieutenant, bring out the treasure – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  3. Among the Greeks is contained a great treasure of knowledge. – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. by Jacob Bryant
  4. It- it had to do with some one who died the year it was written, but whose memory I- I treasure – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  5. I wish I could read Treasure Island; I believe I should like it. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  6. Suppose I should not find the treasure after all. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  7. Oh, do not hide your treasure or think that if Jesus is with you, you can hide it. – 'Jesus Himself' by Andrew Murray
  8. But, whether he returned or not, I could not make up my mind to lose the precious treasure I had in my hands. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  9. It assuredly will be found a greater treasure – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. Then she went and walked near it, and said to Graciosa and all her ladies who were with her: 'I am told that a great treasure lies under that stone; let us see if we can lift it. – The Red Fairy Book by Various
  11. Perhaps they believed I had discovered treasure somewhere; I am not sure. – The Tracer of Lost Persons by Robert W. Chambers
  12. In your evil arms you hold the treasure of my life- you hold the songs that filled the heart of Riki. – More Portmanteau Plays by Stuart Walker
  13. Where was the treasure – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  14. One morning he comes down and says to his wife, " It is all right, old woman; I've found the treasure – Mushrooms on the Moor by Frank Boreham
  15. Besides, why should not the old man know something of hidden treasure – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster
  16. Ask him where is their treasure – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  17. She will have a treasure in you, Gertrude. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  18. The treasure is there now. – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai
  19. Maybe there's treasure buried here, how do we know? – Pee-Wee Harris Adrift by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  20. Well, I've talked oal soarts of ways 'bout that treasure Betsey- I 'ave. – The Birthright by Joseph Hocking

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