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CHERISH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cherish mean? 

CHERISH (verb)
  The verb CHERISH has 1 sense:

1. be fond of; be attached to

  Familiarity information: CHERISH used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHERISH (verb)


Sense 1cherish [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be fond of; be attached to

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

cherish; hold dear; care for; treasure

Hypernyms (to "cherish" is one way to...):

love (have a great affection or liking for)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "cherish"):

yearn (have affection for; feel tenderness for)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue cherish the movie


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