wealth or riches stored or accumulated, especially in the form of precious metals, money, jewels, or plate.
wealth, rich materials, or valuable things.
any thing or person greatly valued or highly prized: This book was his chief treasure.
to retain carefully or keep in store, as in the mind.
to regard or treat as precious; cherish.
to put away for security or future use, as money.
- treas·ur·a·ble, adjective
- treas·ure·less, adjective
- un·treas·ur·a·ble, adjective
- un·treas·ured, adjective
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How to use treasure in a sentence
They paid for them with their national treasure and the blood of their sons, and they have a right to it.
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The brain is searching more widely than during wakefulness, going through less obvious associations, and digging for hidden treasures in places it would never consider while awake.
Now that this is open to US publishers, many new publishers now have access to this treasure trove of information.
Storage containers hold a treasure trove of mascara, lipstick, blush, and other makeup.
Just another golden treasure hidden somewhere in the great unknown, waiting to be discovered, plundered and protected.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama | Jeff Campagna | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But like all lost treasure in this part of the world, it's something that will either be found by the people, or by the pirates.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama | Jeff Campagna | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There were rumors that Schmidt was motivated by buried treasure or another secret of the mountain, but they were never proven.
Going to the library was like a treasure hunt, an expedition.
"Better so," was the Senora's sole reply; and she fell again into still deeper, more perplexed thought about the hidden treasure.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
The life of a laborer that is content with what he hath, shall be sweet, and in it thou shalt find a treasure.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
My children, keep discipline in peace: for wisdom that is hid, and a treasure that is not seen, what profit is there in them both?The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
The treasure taken on board these vessels was afterwards conveyed to the bank of England in 20 wagons.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Once on the ground, I began to think we were in no immediate danger of getting our throats cut for the sake of the treasure.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for treasure
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
- treasurable, adjective
- treasureless, adjective
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