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Definition of treasure verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

treasure

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈtreʒə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreʒər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they treasure
BrE BrE//ˈtreʒə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreʒər//
 
he / she / it treasures
BrE BrE//ˈtreʒəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreʒərz//
 
past simple treasured
BrE BrE//ˈtreʒəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreʒərd//
 
past participle treasured
BrE BrE//ˈtreʒəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreʒərd//
 
-ing form treasuring
BrE BrE//ˈtreʒərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreʒərɪŋ//
 
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treasure something to have or keep something that you love and that is extremely valuable to you synonym cherish I treasure his friendship. This ring is my most treasured possession. I shall always treasure the memory of our time together. Thank you for the watch. I will really treasure it. memories that I will treasure for the rest of my days See related entries: Love Word Origin Middle English: from Old French tresor, based on Greek thēsauros ‘storehouse, treasure’.
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