Synonyms and Antonyms of cherish
1 to feel passion, devotion, or tenderness for promised to love and cherish her husband forever Synonyms of cherish adore, love, worshipWords Related to cherish adulate, canonize, deify, idealize, idolize; revere, reverence, venerate; delight (in), dote (on)Near Antonyms of cherish antagonize, displease; disapprove (of), disfavor, dislike; disgust, nauseate, repel, repulse, revolt, sicken, turn offAntonyms of cherish abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe
2 to hold dear we shall always cherish the keepsakes that our grandmother left us Synonyms of cherish appreciate, love, prize, treasure, valueWords Related to cherish delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), like, relish, revel (in); admire, apprize, esteem, regard, respect, revere, reverence, venerate; enshrine, memorialize; adore, caress, dote (on), idolize, worshipNear Antonyms of cherish undervalue; abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe; disdain, high-hat, scorn, scout, slight, sniff (at), snub; bad-mouth, belittle, cry down, decry, deprecate, depreciate, disparage, kiss off, minimize, put down, write off; abandon, forget, neglectAntonyms of cherish disvalue
3 to keep in one's mind or heart after all these years, she still cherishes the memory of her first summer romance Synonyms of cherish bear, harbor, entertain, have, hold, nurseWords Related to cherish 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)Near Antonyms of cherish disregard, drop, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook; abjure, decline, deny, disdain, refuse, reject, repudiate, scorn; abandon, desert, discard, forsake, give up, part (with), quit, renounce, throw out; erase, expunge
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