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Definition of the verb cherish
What does cherish mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: cherished | cherishing | cherishes
- be fond of; be attached to
- example: Sam and Sue cherish the movie
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Predicate] in [Theme] I admired the honesty in him [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme] for [Predicate] I admired him for his honesty [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme] The tourists admired the paintings [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, subject control with -ing] I loved writing [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, possessive with -ing] I loved him writing novels [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, that-complement clause] The children liked that the clown had a red nose
Verbs of Psychological State (with the same syntax): abhor, admire, adore, affirm, applaud, appreciate, bear, believe, bewail, deify, deplore, disbelieve, distrust, dread, envy, esteem, exalt, execrate, fancy, favor, grudge, idolize, lament, loathe, miss, mourn, pity, prefer, prize, reaffirm, relish, resent, respect, revere, rue, savor, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, treasure, trust, value, venerate, worship.
- lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
- synonyms of cherish: care for / hold dear / treasure
- more generic word: love = have a great affection or liking for
- more specific word: yearn = have affection for
Alternative definition of the verb cherish
- To treat with tenderness and affection; to nurture with care; to protect and aid.
- To hold dear; to embrace with interest; to indulge; to encourage; to foster; to promote; as, to cherish religious principle.
- [obsolete] To cheer, gladden.
Definition of the verb cherish for high school students
- to feel or show affection toward something
- example: She continued to cherish her red plaid trousers, even though they had gone out of style and no longer fit her.
The verb cherish is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
- "Cherish" is a 2002 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Finn Taylor. It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 14, 2002 and had a limited theatrical release June 7 of that same year. The Region 1 DVD was originally released June 1, 2004 and then re-released on October 25, 2005 with new cover art.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producers: Mark Burton & Johnny Wow
- executive producers: Jeff Boortz, John Sideropoulos, Steven Siebert
- production design by Don Day
- art direction by Guy Harrington
- written by Finn Taylor
- Brad Hunt as D.J.
- Robin Tunney as Zoe
- Liz Phair as Brynn
- Lindsay Crouse as Therapist
- Tim Blake Nelson as Daly
- Kelvin Han Yee as Officer Yee
- Jason Priestley as Andrew
- Karena Davis as Woman in Bar
- Scott Breitenstein as Officer Ruiz
- Tim Griffin as Officer Griffin
- Stephen Polk as Joyce
- Nora Dunn as Bell
- Ricardo Gil as Max
- casting by Joseph Middleton
- cinematography by Barry Stone
- edited by Rick LeCompte
- music by Mark De Gli Antoni
- costume design by Amy Brownson
- set decoration by Lisa Clark
- genres: Mystery, Thriller, Comedy-drama, Black comedy, Indie film, Romance Film, Crime Fiction, Romantic comedy, Comedy Thriller, Comedy, Drama
- tagline: She'd get out more if it wasn't a felony.
- rating: R (USA)
- released on (13 years ago)
- official website: www.cherishthemovie.com/main.html
- "Cherish" is a 1998 short drama film directed by Stephen Jones.
- Cherish is a fictional character from Cecil B. Demented.
- Cherish is a fictional film character.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cherish
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Hearing Before the Committee on Armed Services, U.S. House of Representatives by Herbert H. Bateman
One of the qualities that we as a values-based and capabilities- based Army cherish is the ability to engage in frank, candid and professional assessments of our abilities and levels of preparedness. With this quality comes a responsibility to ...
by Carolyn Chute
Cherish. Like Cannonball, Cherish is a Scottish terrier. Though this is not a common breed , ...
by Revd Dr Emma Percy
to cherish means to hold something as precious and sometimes that involves looking beyond the immediate moment, drawing on the long-term relationship in expectation of its ongoing ...
To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
[CHERISH.] Qhér-if, chér'—iff, shër' —iff, sher-riffe, s. [Arab. sherif = (a.) noble, holy; (s.) a prince; from scharafii = to be eminent...] A high-priest amongst the Mohammedans; the prince of Mecca.
The Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1882)
A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use
[Cherish.] chcr if , chcr Iff, sher iff. sher riffe, s. [Arab, sherif — (a.) noble, holy ; (s.) a prince ; from scharafd — to be eminent. ] A high-priest amongst the Mohammedans ; the prince of Mecca.
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Usage statistics about cherish
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Scrabble value of C3H4E1R1I1S1H4
The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine