: a valuable collection : treasure
also : haul, collection

Examples of trove in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The investigation centers around an extensive trove of bank records, witness testimony and emails that Biden’s adversaries in Congress have compiled and used to link him to his family’s business dealings. Sara Dorn, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 Singer drew on a trove of source material that was released in 2010, when the composer’s estate donated 1,800 letters to the sprawling Leonard Bernstein Collection at the Library of Congress. Ellen Wexler, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Nov. 2023 Other serious collectors are following in the tradition of Elizabeth Taylor and Lily Safra, passionate aficionados who were among a set of women who built well-rounded troves that ticked all the boxes. Jill Newman, Robb Report, 18 Nov. 2023 In the aftermath of the Mission scandal, LAPD leaders have been eyeing a potential solution: artificial intelligence, which can analyze vast troves of body camera footage with a few keystrokes. Libor Jany, Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 2023 One defense attorney in the city, Elizabeth Hilton, told me that in many of her cases the trove of San Francisco video evidence ends up helping the accused, contradicting victims’ and witnesses’ accounts of what went down. Lauren Smiley, WIRED, 7 Nov. 2023 Max has vast troves of content but has also shelved shows like Westworld to save money. WIRED, 8 Nov. 2023 Online travel booking behemoth Expedia recently unveiled its 2024 travel trends report, combining a vast trove of first-party data with a global consumer survey of 20,000 travelers. Chris Dong, Travel + Leisure, 8 Nov. 2023 However, just one season might not be quite enough for the troves of bone-chilling horror stories the producer duo has in mind. Jenna Wang, Peoplemag, 27 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History


short for treasure trove

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of trove was in 1888

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“Trove.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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