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treasure

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of treasure

  1. 1 an asset that brings praise or renown ancient archaeological treasures that today would never be allowed out of the country of origin Synonyms boast, credit, crown jewel, honor, jewel, pride, glory, trophyRelated Words pièce de résistance, showpiece; attraction, feature, highlight; distinction, excellence, merit, value, virtueNear Antonyms disgrace, dishonor; blemish, blot, defect, shame, slur, smirch, smudge, stain, stigma; eyesore, fright, horror, mess

  2. 2 someone or something unusually desirable in thanking them for their contributions, the mayor referred to the volunteers at the homeless shelter as the city's greatest treasures Synonyms catch, gem, jewel, pearl, plum, prizeRelated Words blessing, find, godsend, goody (or goodie), valuable, windfall; booty, loot, plunder, spoil, swag; brass ring; glory, pride; gold, jackpot, prize money, treasure troveNear Antonyms lemon, loser


treasure

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of treasure

  1. 1 to hold dear I'll always treasure the time my friend and I spent together this past summer Synonyms appreciate, cherish, prize, love, valueRelated Words 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 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 disvalue

  2. 2 to put (something of future use or value) in a safe or secret place a trove of fine wines that he had lovingly treasured over the years Synonyms cache, lay away, lay by, lay in, lay up, put by, salt away, squirrel (away), stash, stockpile, store, stow, hoardRelated Words accumulate, acquire, amass, assemble, collect, concentrate, garner, gather, pick up, round up, scrape (together); heap, pile, stack; conserve, husband, preserve; bank, coffer, deposit, hold, keep, reserve, retain, save, set by, stock, withhold; bury, conceal, ensconce, secreteNear Antonyms cast, discard, ditch, dump, fling (off or away), jettison, throw away, throw out, unload; consume, squander, use up, waste; hand out, hand over, relinquish, surrender; blow, dissipate, fritter (away), lavish, misspend, run through, spend; deplete, exhaust, expend, impoverish; dispel, disperse, dissipate, scatter


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