cherish


cherish

verb

Definition of CHERISH

1
to feel passion, devotion, or tenderness for <promised to love and cherish her husband forever>
Synonyms adore, cherish, worship
2
to hold dear <we shall always cherish the keepsakes that our grandmother left us>
Antonyms disvalue
3
to keep in one's mind or heart <after all these years, she still cherishes the memory of her first summer romance>
Related Words cultivate, foster, nurture, support, sustain; carry, keep, maintain, preserve, remember, retain, treasure; cleave (to), cling (to), hug, stick (to); brood (about or over), fixate (on or upon), obsess (about or over)

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