cherish

  • 21 cherish — verb 1) a woman he could cherish Syn: adore, love, dote on, be devoted to, revere, think the world of, care for, look after, protect, keep safe 2) I cherish her letters Syn: treasure …

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  • 22 cherish — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English cherisshen, from Anglo French cheriss , stem of cherir to cherish, from cher dear, from Latin carus more at charity Date: 14th century 1. a. to hold dear ; feel or show affection for < cherish …

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  • 23 cherish — verb Cherish is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ambition, ↑belief, ↑dream, ↑hope, ↑memory, ↑moment, ↑tradition, ↑value …

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  • 24 cherish — cher|ish [ tʃerıʃ ] verb transitive 1. ) to look after someone or something because you love them very much 2. ) to keep something pleasant in your mind for a long time: I cherish the memory of those happy times. 3. ) to think that something is… …

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  • 25 cherish — /ˈtʃɛrɪʃ / (say cherish) verb (t) 1. to hold or treat as dear. 2. to care for tenderly; nurture. 3. to cling fondly to (ideas, etc.): cherishing no resentment. {Middle English cherische(n), from French chériss , stem of chérir, from cher dear,… …

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  • 26 cherish — Synonyms and related words: admire, adore, appreciate, apprize, attend to, baby sit, bear, bear in mind, bosom, brood over, care for, chaperon, cling to, clip, coddle, conserve, cosset, cradle, cultivate, dearly love, defend, delight in, dry… …

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  • 27 cherish — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. nurture, nourish, foster, protect, nurse; entertain, harbor, cling to; prize, treasure, hold dear, revere. See love, aid, endearment.Ant., abandon. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To hold dear] Syn.… …

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  • 28 cherish — cher·ish || tʃerɪʃ v. love; nurture, care for lovingly; treasure …

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  • 29 cherish — verb 1》 protect and care for lovingly. 2》 nurture (a hope or ambition). Origin ME: from OFr. cheriss , lengthened stem of cherir, from cher dear , from L. carus …

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  • 30 cherish — v. a. 1. Nurture, foster, nourish, nurse, sustain, support, comfort, care for. 2. Hold dear, count precious, care greatly for, treasure, preserve anxiously, protect tenderly. 3. Harbor, entertain, indulge, encourage …

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  • 31 cherish — verb (transitive usually passive) 1 to love someone or something very much and take care of them well: his most cherished possession 2 to be very important to someone: cherished hopes/dreams/ideas etc: one of our cherished hopes, a community… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 32 cherish — v 1. esteem, revere, venerate, idolize, idolatrize, adore; love, hold dear, fancy, dote on; hold, hold fast to, cling to, hang on to, cleave to, clasp. 2. harbor, shelter, support, defend, guard; aid, succor, foster, cultivate, sustain, preserve; …

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  • 33 cherish — cher·ish …

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  • 34 cherish — [ˈtʃerɪʃ] verb [T] 1) to think that something is very important and to want to keep it I cherished my independence.[/ex] 2) to look after someone or something because you love them very much …

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  • 35 cherish —   Pūlama, ho oheno; ha aheo (with pride).   Also: nēnē, ho olaua e, ho omoamoa, ho opulakaumaka; hōkeo (secretly); moamahi …

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  • 36 cherish — v.tr. 1 protect or tend (a child, plant, etc.) lovingly. 2 hold dear, cling to (hopes, feelings, etc.). Etymology: ME f. OF cherir f. cher f. L carus dear …

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  • 37 Cherish (Madonna song) — Cherish Single by Madonna from the album Like a Prayer …

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  • 38 Cherish (group) — Cherish Origin Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Genres R B, soul, hip hop Years active 2003–present Labels …

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  • 39 Cherish (chanson) — Cherish Single par Madonna extrait de l’album Like a Prayer Face A Cherish Face B Supernatural …

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  • 40 Cherish the Day — Single by Sade from the album Love Deluxe Released 31 July 1993 (UK) 11 September 1993 (U.S.) …

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