Definition of cherish
- cherished her friends
- cherishes his marriage
- still cherishes that memory
a book cherished by many
I will always cherish that memory.
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: to feel or show great love for (someone or something)
: to remember or hold (an idea, belief, etc.) in a deeply felt way
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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