Cherish vs. Treasure

Cherish vs. Treasure — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Cherish and Treasure

Cherishverb

To treat with affection and tenderness; hold dear

cherish one's family.fine rugs that are cherished by their owners.

Treasurenoun

Accumulated or stored wealth in the form of money, jewels, or other valuables

search for buried treasure.spending much of the national treasure on armaments.

Cherishverb

To keep fondly in mind; treasure

cherish a memory.

Treasurenoun

Valuable or precious possessions of any kind.

Cherishverb

To treat with affection, care, and tenderness; to nurture or protect with care.

Treasurenoun

One considered especially precious or valuable

bought several treasures at the estate sale.saw her assistant as a treasure.

Cherishverb

To have a deep appreciation of; to hold dear.

I cherish your friendship.

Treasureverb

To keep or regard as precious; value highly.

Cherishverb

(obsolete) To cheer, to gladden.

Treasureverb

To accumulate or store away, as for future use

"This same withered and crumbling flower ... Five and fifty years it has been treasured between the leaves of this old volume" (Nathaniel Hawthorne).

Cherishverb

be fond of; be attached to

Treasurenoun

(uncountable) A collection of valuable things; accumulated wealth; a stock of money, jewels, etc.

Treasurenoun

(countable) Anything greatly valued.

Treasurenoun

(countable) A term of endearment.

Treasureverb

To consider to be precious; to value highly.

Oh, this ring is beautiful! I’ll treasure it forever.

Treasureverb

(transitive) To store or stow in a safe place.

Treasureverb

To enrich.

Treasurenoun

accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.;

the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies

Treasurenoun

art highly prized for its beauty or perfection

Treasurenoun

any possession that is highly valued by its owner;

the children returned from the seashore with their shells and other treasures

Treasurenoun

a collection of precious things;

the trunk held all her meager treasures

Treasureverb

hold dear;

I prize these old photographs

Treasureverb

be fond of; be attached to