verb (used with object), treas·ured, treas·ur·ing.
- treasure flower,
- treasure house,
- treasure hunt,
- treasure island,
- treasure state
Origin of treasure
Examples from the Web for treasured
And therein, the ultra-exclusive Sofitel Quiberon Diététique a treasured resort solely reserved for those in the know.How the French Do Detox: Inside France’s Most Star-Studded Wellness Retreat|Brandon Presser|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Maybe you can give a dollar a day, and become a treasured part of our Righteous Benevolent Patrons Circle!
Ivory was a treasured material that was worked on by craftsmen of the highest order during the Renaissance ….Prince Harry, Conservationist, Poses Over Body of Dead Water Buffalo He Just Shot|Tom Sykes|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For that brave function alone, daytime soaps should not just be treasured—they should be fought for.
The treasured Guyanese gold bracelets she wore every day were found inside a different purse on her bedroom closet floor.Lesley Herring: The Hollywood Murder Case With No Body|Christine Pelisek|March 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Would she take all this treasured, stored-up love and longing which he was aching to cast at her feet?The Tree of Knowledge|Mrs. Baillie Reynolds
He had opened his eyes some minutes before, and on catching sight of his treasured football he began to grin.The Booming of Acre Hill|John Kendrick Bangs
We were on the verge of making come true the treasured vision of months—we were about to become abandoned farmers.The Abandoned Farmers|Irvin S. Cobb
No wonder, therefore, that they are guarded and treasured by a tribe as its most precious possession.The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3)|Sir James George Frazer
Samuel could not but communicate to Saul the treasured thoughts of his lifetime regarding the way to govern Israel.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Samuel|W. G. Blaikie
Word Origin for treasure
mid-12c., from Old French tresor "treasury, treasure" (11c.), from Gallo-Romance *tresaurus, from Latin thesaurus "treasury, treasure" (cf. Spanish, Italian tesoro), from Greek thesauros "store, treasure, treasure house" (see thesaurus). Replaced Old English goldhord. General sense of "anything valued" is recorded from c.1200. Treasure hunt is first recorded 1913. For treasure trove, see trove.
late 14c., "to amass treasure; to store up for the future," also figurative, from treasure (n.). Related: Treasured; treasuring.