- wealth and riches, usually hoarded, esp in the form of money, precious metals, or gems
- a thing or person that is highly prized or valued
- to prize highly as valuable, rare, or costly
- to store up and save; hoard
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
treas•ure /ˈtrɛʒɚ/USA pronunciation n., v., -ured, -ur•ing.
n. [uncountable] wealth gathered, esp. in the form of precious metals, money, or jewels. [countable] any thing or person greatly valued.
v. [~ + object] to keep in the mind and treat (someone or something) as precious;
cherish:treasured the few moments we spent together.
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treasure /ˈtrɛʒə/ n
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