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Synonyms for hoard
hɔrd, hoʊrdhoard

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hoard

    To amass is to bring together materials that make a mass, a great bulk or quantity. With some occasional exceptions, accumulate is applied to the more gradual, amass to the more rapid gathering of money or materials, amass referring to the general result or bulk, accumulate to the particular process or rate of gain. We say interest is accumulated (or accumulates) rather than is amassed; he accumulated a fortune in the course of years; he rapidly amassed a fortune by shrewd speculations. Goods or money for immediate distribution are said to be collected rather than amassed. They may be stored up for a longer or shorter time; but to hoard is always with a view of permanent retention, generally selfish. Aggregate is now most commonly used of numbers and amounts; as, the expenses will aggregate a round million.

    Synonyms:
    accumulate, aggregate, amass, collect, gather, heap up, hoard up, pile up, store up

    Antonyms:
    disperse, dissipate, divide, parcel, portion, scatter, spend, squander, waste

    Preposition:
    Amass for oneself; for a purpose; from a distance; with great labor; by industry.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hoard

    Synonyms:
    treasure, accumulate, husband, store up, amass, heap up, lay up

    Antonyms:
    waste, squander, dissipate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hoard, cache, stashverb

    a secret store of valuables or money

    Synonyms:
    cache, memory cache, stash

  2. hoard, stash, cache, lay away, hive up, squirrel awayverb

    save up as for future use

    Synonyms:
    accumulate, pile up, lay away, stash, collect, compile, amass, squirrel away, hive up, cache, roll up

  3. roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoardverb

    get or gather together

    "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"

    Synonyms:
    heap up, call for, furl, lay away, stash, cache, amass, gather up, bundle up, wrap up, hive up, squirrel away, compose, roll up, take in, pull in, gather, roll, pick up, conglomerate, pile up, bundle, stack up, collect, pull together, accumulate, compile, cumulate, garner

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hoardverb

    Synonyms:
    store (secretly), deposit, save, garner, husband, hive, accumulate, amass, treasure up, lay in, lay by, set by, lay up

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hoardnoun

    Synonyms:
    store, supply, stock, accumulation

  2. hoardverb

    Synonyms:
    garner, amass, save, treasure

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hoard":

    howard, treasure, treasury

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How to use hoard in a sentence?

  1. Brian Montgomery:

    I had hoped our wonderful Congress would have figured it out by now, we would be paying rent. We would be putting that money back into the economy. It's not as if we are just going to hoard it. We need to spend it.

  2. Gareth Williams:

    This hoard has the potential to provide important new information on relations between Mercia and Wessex.

  3. Brendan Francis:

    If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don't hoard it. Don't dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.

  4. Tedros Adhanom:

    If we hoard vaccines and we are not sharing, there will be three major problems. One, I have said it, it will be a catastrophic moral failure and two it keeps the pandemic burning and three very slow global economy recovery, so it is our choice and I hope we will choose the right things.

  5. RVM:

    It is strange—people chase and hoard money, and even cheat the world to become rich only to finally leave it all behind.


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