cherish

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To treat with tenderness and affection; to nurture with care; to protect and aid
To cheer, gladden

Her merry fit she freshly gan to reare, / And did of ioy and iollitie deuize, / Her selfe to cherish, and her guest to cheare .

To hold dear; to embrace with interest; to indulge; to encourage; to foster; to promote; as, to cherish religious principle
{v} to nurse, nourish, comfort, support
If you cherish a right, a privilege, or a principle, you regard it as important and try hard to keep it. These people cherish their independence and sovereignty. + cherished cher·ished Freud called into question some deeply cherished beliefs
If you cherish something such as a hope or a pleasant memory, you keep it in your mind for a long period of time. The president will cherish the memory of this visit to Ohio = treasure + cherished cher·ished the cherished dream of a world without wars
be fond of; be attached to
{f} love; nurture, care for lovingly; treasure
If you cherish someone or something, you take good care of them because you love them. The previous owners had cherished the house. + cherished cher·ished He described the picture as his most cherished possession
cherish a serpent in one's bosom
befriended someone who then turned out to be sly and treacherous
cherish the hope
nurture hope, nurture expectations
cherisher
{n} a comforter, supporter, encourager
cherisher
One who cherishes
cherished
{s} treasured, near to one's heart, showing deep affection
cherished
characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for; "a cherished friend"; "children are precious"; "a treasured heirloom"; "so good to feel wanted"
cherished
Past tense and past participle of to cherish
cherished
thought of and clung to fondly or reverentially characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for; "a cherished friend"; "children are precious"; "a treasured heirloom"; "so good to feel wanted
cherished
thought of and clung to fondly or reverentially
cherisher
{i} one who values or cherishes, one who loves; nurturer
cherishing
present participle of cherish
those who cherish his memory
those people who honor his memory, those who remember him with respect
cherish
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