treasure

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noun
1 collection of very valuable objects
ADJECTIVE
buried, hidden, lost, sunken
pirate, royal
vast

a vast treasure of medieval manuscripts

VERB + TREASURE
hunt for, look for, search for
dig up, discover, find, uncover, unearth
steal
bury, hide
TREASURE + NOUN
chest, house, trove (figurative)

This book is a treasure house of information on Arctic birds.

The book is a veritable treasure trove of information.

map
hunt, hunter, hunting
PHRASES
a hoard of treasure
2 sth that is very valuable
ADJECTIVE
great, precious, priceless, valuable
rare
ancient
forgotten, hidden, secret, unexpected

Many forgotten treasures have been discovered in old houses.

archaeological, architectural, historic, historical
art, artistic, cultural
family
national
VERB + TREASURE
discover, find, uncover, unearth
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verb
Treasure is used with these nouns as the object: ↑memory, ↑moment

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  • Treasure — (from Greek θησαυρος; thesaurus, meaning a treasure of the chest , is a cognate) is a concentration of riches, often one which is considered lost or forgotten until being rediscovered. Some jurisdictions legally define what constitutes treasure… …   Wikipedia

  • Treasure Co. — Treasure Co. Ltd Год основания 19 июня 1992 Ключевые фигуры Masato Maegawa, Тип Публичная компания Расположение Япония Отрасль Видеоигры …   Википедия

  • Treasure Co — Treasure Co. Ltd Год основания 19 июня 1992 Ключевые фигуры Masato Maegawa, Тип Публичная компания Расположение Япония Отрасль Видеоигры …   Википедия

  • Treasure — Treas ure, n. [OE. tresor, tresour, F. tr[ e]sor, L. thesaurus, Gr. ? a stone laid up, treasure, probably from the root of ? to put, place. See {Thesis}, and cf. {Thesaurus}.] 1. Wealth accumulated; especially, a stock, or store of money in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treasure — trea·sure n: personal property that is hidden in something else for an extended period and whose owner cannot be determined Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. treasure …   Law dictionary

  • treasure — [n] prized possession or entity abundance, apple of one’s eye*, cache, capital, cash, catch*, darling, find, fortune, funds, gem, gold, hoard, jewel, money, nest egg*, nonpareil, paragon, pearl*, pile*, plum*, pride and joy*, prize, reserve,… …   New thesaurus

  • Treasure — Treas ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Treasured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Treasuring}.] To collect and deposit, as money or other valuable things, for future use; to lay up; to hoard; usually with up; as, to treasure up gold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treasure — ► NOUN 1) a quantity of precious metals, gems, or other valuable objects. 2) a very valuable object. 3) informal a much loved or highly valued person. ► VERB 1) keep carefully (a valuable or valued item). 2) value highly …   English terms dictionary

  • Treasure — (engl., spr. Tresch r), 1) der Schatz; 2) Silber (als Waare im ostindischen Handel). Daher Treasurer (spr. Trescherer), Schatzmeister, Kassirer, Zahlmeister. Treasury (spr. Trescherih), 1) die öffentliche Kasse, Schatzkammer, Finanzkammer; 2) das …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Treasure — (engl., spr. tresch r), Schatz; Treasurer, Schatzmeister; Lord High Treasurer (First Lord of the Treasury), Großschatzmeister; Treasury, Schatzkammer, Schatzamt; Treasury Note, Schatzschein, Kassenschein. Der First Lord of the Treasury in England …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Treasure — (engl., spr. tresch r), Schatz; Treasurer, Schatzmeister; Treasury, Schatzamt, Finanzministerium; Treasury note, Schatzschein, Kassenbillett …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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