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cherish

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1 to feel passion, devotion, or tenderness for

  • promised to love and cherish her husband forever
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carry a torch for (or carry the torch for), fall for, lose oneʼs heart (to)

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2 to hold dear

  • we shall always cherish the keepsakes that our grandmother left us
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set store by (or set store on)

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3 to keep in oneʼs mind or heart

  • after all these years, she still cherishes the memory of her first summer romance
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hang on to, hold on to

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Synonym Discussion of cherish

appreciate, value, prize, treasure, cherish mean to hold in high estimation. appreciate often connotes sufficient understanding to enjoy or admire a thing's excellence.
    • appreciates fine wine
value implies rating a thing highly for its intrinsic worth.
    • values our friendship
prize implies taking a deep pride in something one possesses.
    • Americans prize their freedom
treasure emphasizes jealously safeguarding something considered precious.
    • a treasured memento
cherish implies a special love and care for something.
    • cherishes her children above all


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