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Synonyms for cherish
ˈtʃɛr ɪʃcher·ish

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. care for, cherish, hold dear, treasureverb

    be fond of; be attached to

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

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Editors Contribution

  1. harbors

    to complete something and to have a good feeling of doing it.

    i fixed my bike and now im happy

    Submitted by collinkt27 on September 15, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cherishverb

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

  2. cherishverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cherishverb

    Synonyms:
    treasure

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cherish":

    treasure, treasured, cherished

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How to use cherish in a sentence?

  1. President Donald Trump:

    We have a thing called the Constitution, which I cherish, now in some cases we'll supersede... it depends on the individual state that you're talking about. ... If I saw something wrong, if I saw a massive outbreak, of which there's not, I would come down very hard.

  2. Eli Manning:

    Knowing that $ 20 million was raised is amazing, it was an honor to be invited to this, and it's something I will always remember and cherish.

  3. The Pope:

    Do not forget that the greatest legacy that you can give your children is faith. Cherish it to make sure is not lost, to make it grow and to leave it as a legacy.

  4. Yuri Milner:

    If we're alone, we need to cherish what we have, the message is, the universe has no backup.

  5. Fan Liqing:

    We welcome Taiwan compatriots to participate in memorial activities, and hope people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait can always remember history, cherish the memory of martyrs and rally together through war victory activities.


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