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Definitions of treasure

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

  1. Suppose I should not find the treasure after all. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Besides, why should not the old man know something of hidden treasure? – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster
  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. 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
  7. Perhaps they believed I had discovered treasure somewhere; I am not sure. – The Tracer of Lost Persons by Robert W. Chambers
  8. Where is my poor treasure? – Six Short Plays, Complete by John Galsworthy
  9. Ask him where is their treasure? – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  10. Maybe there's treasure buried here, how do we know? – Pee-Wee Harris Adrift by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  11. Well, I've talked oal soarts of ways 'bout that treasure, Betsey- I 'ave. – The Birthright by Joseph Hocking
  12. Among the Greeks is contained a great treasure of knowledge. – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. by Jacob Bryant
  13. The treasure is there now. – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai
  14. Oh, do not hide your treasure, or think that if Jesus is with you, you can hide it. – 'Jesus Himself' by Andrew Murray
  15. 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
  16. It assuredly will be found a greater treasure. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  17. Where was the treasure? – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  18. 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
  19. She will have a treasure in you, Gertrude. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
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