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treasure

  
  ( treasures    plural & 3rd person present)   ( treasuring    present participle)   ( treasured    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-uncount   Treasure is a collection of valuable old objects such as gold coins and jewels that has been hidden or lost.  
LITERARY   It was here, the buried treasure, she knew it was.     
2       n-count   Treasures are valuable objects, especially works of art and items of historical value.  
usu pl  
The house was large and full of art treasures.     
3       verb   If you treasure something that you have, you keep it or care for it carefully because it gives you great pleasure and you think it is very special.   (=cherish)  
She treasures her memories of those joyous days.      V n  
      Treasure is also a noun., n-count  
His greatest treasure is his collection of rock records.     
  treasured      adj   ADJ n  
These books are still among my most treasured possessions.     
4       n-count   If you say that someone is a treasure, you mean that they are very helpful and useful to you.  
INFORMAL  
(=gem)  

Charlie? Oh, he's a treasure, loves children.     


treasure chest        ( treasure chests    plural  )
1       n-count   A treasure chest is a box containing treasure.  
2       n-count   If you describe something as a treasure chestof a particular thing, you mean that it is very good source of that thing.  
usu N of n  
This book is a treasure chest of information.     
treasure trove        ( treasure troves    plural  )
1       n-count   If you describe something or someone as a treasure trove of a particular thing, you mean that they are a very good or rich source of that thing.  
usu sing, N of n  
The dictionary is a vast treasure trove of information...     
2       n-count   You can refer to a collection of valuable objects as a treasure trove.  
usu sing, oft N for n  
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treasure

  

      n  
1    cash, fortune, funds, gold, jewels, money, riches, valuables, wealth  
2    apple of one's eye, best thing since sliced bread     (informal)   darling, gem, greatest thing since sliced bread     (informal)   jewel, nonpareil, paragon, pearl, precious, pride and joy, prize  
      vb  
3    adore, cherish, dote upon, esteem, hold dear, idolize, love, prize, revere, value, venerate, worship  
4    accumulate, cache, collect, garner, hoard, husband, lay up, salt away, save, stash (away)     (informal)   store up  

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