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Definition of the verb cherish

What does cherish mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: cherished | cherishing | cherishes

  1. be fond of; be attached to

Alternative definition of the verb cherish

verb

  1. To treat with tenderness and affection; to nurture with care; to protect and aid.
  2. To hold dear; to embrace with interest; to indulge; to encourage; to foster; to promote; as, to cherish religious principle.
  3. [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.

Films

  1. "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.
  2. "Cherish" is a 1998 short drama film directed by Stephen Jones.
    • country: Australia
    • language: English Language
    • production design by Felicity Abbott
    • genre: Drama
    • released in (18 years ago)

Characters

  1. Cherish is a fictional character from Cecil B. Demented.
  2. Cherish is a fictional film character.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cherish

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Google previewReadiness of the Army Ah-64 Apache Helicopter Fleet (1999)

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 ...

Google previewTreat Us Like Dogs and We Will Become Wolves (2014)

by Carolyn Chute

Cherish. Like Cannonball, Cherish is a Scottish terrier. Though this is not a common breed , ...

Google previewMothering as a Metaphor for Ministry (2014)

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 ...

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

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.

Google previewThe 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

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb cherish:

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Quotes about Cherish

We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them. (Evelyn Waugh)
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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.

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