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Synonyms for cherish
ˈtʃɛr ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. care for, cherish, hold dear, treasure(verb)

    be fond of; be attached to

    Synonyms:
    prize, treasure, value, appreciate, treat, care for, hold dear

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cherish

    To cherish is both to hold dear and to treat as dear. Mere unexpressed esteem would not be cherishing. In the marriage vow, "to love, honor, and cherish," the word cherish implies all that each can do by love and tenderness for the welfare and happiness of the other, as by support, protection, care in sickness, comfort in sorrow, sympathy, and help of every kind. To nurse is to tend the helpless or feeble, as infants, or the sick or wounded. To nourish is strictly to sustain and build up by food; to nurture includes careful mental and spiritual training, with something of love and tenderness; to foster is simply to maintain and care for, to bring up; a foster-child will be nourished, but may not be as tenderly nurtured or as lovingly cherished as if one's own. In the figurative sense, the opinion one cherishes he holds, not with mere cold conviction, but with loving devotion.

    See synonyms for ABANDON; CHASTEN.

    Synonyms:
    cheer, cling to, comfort, encourage, entertain, foster, harbor, hold dear, nourish, nurse, nurture, protect, shelter, treasure, value

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cherish

    Synonyms:
    foster, nurse, promote, nourish, nurture, comfort, protect, entertain, value, encourage

    Antonyms:
    stifle, abandon, discard, discourage, check

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cherish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    nurture, foster, nourish, nurse, sustain, support, comfort, care for, treat tenderly

  2. cherish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    harbor, entertain, indulge, encourage, hold dear, embrace heartily

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cherish(v)

    Synonyms:
    treasure

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    treasure, treasured, cherished

How to pronounce cherish?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to use cherish in a sentence?

  1. Bob Menendez:

    Stand up for the proposition that we won't let any allies, just because they're an ally, kill, with impunity, a journalist — something that we cherish under our Constitution and the Bill of Rights and the freedom of expression under the First Amendment. And stand up for the proposition that we won't let our bombs fall upon innocent civilians and have the moral responsibility which will be a blemish on our history for years to come.

  2. Tony Robinson:

    Tears were in my eyes, thirty-some years later, but, hey, better late than never. It’s a good feeling, a real good feeling.To be called Super Bowl champion, a lot of people can’t say that. And a lot of people can’t say they have a Super Bowl ring. It’s a big accomplishment. I was just so happy and blessed to be a part of that. I’ll cherish it for the rest of my life. It’s a great honor.

  3. Anthon St Maarten:

    Never shy away from opportunity and wholehearted living. Never be fearful of putting yourself out there. The courageous may encounter many disappointments, experience profound disillusionment, gather many wounds; but cherish your scars for they are the proud emblems of a truly phenomenal life. The fearful, cautious, cynical and self-repressed do not live at all. And that is simply no way to be in this world.

  4. Joshua L. Chamberlain, General Commander 20th Maine, Union Forces,:

    We know not of the future, and cannot plan for it much. But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be whenever and wherever the hour stricks that calls to noble action..., No man becomes suddenly different from his habit and cherished thought.

  5. William Von Raab:

    There's no greater threat to our independence, to our cherished freedoms and personal liberties than the continual, relentless injection of these insidious poisons into our system. We must decide whether we cherish independence from drugs, without which there is no freedom.


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