- Treasure is a valuable person or thing such as a collection of money, jewelry or other valuables.
- An example of a treasure is a long-time member of an organization who continues to be instrumental in the success of the group.
- An example of a treasure is a chest full of gold coins on a sunken pirate ship.
- Treasure is defined as to find value in a person or thing.
An example of to treasure is someone being very appreciative of a wonderful friend.
A chest of pirate treasure.
treasure definition by Webster's New World
- accumulated or stored wealth, esp. in the form of money, precious metals, jewels, etc.
- any person or thing considered very valuable
Origin: Middle English tresoure ; from Old French tresor ; from Classical Latin thesaurus: see thesaurus
treasure definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Accumulated or stored wealth in the form of money, jewels, or other valuables.
- Valuable or precious possessions of any kind.
- One considered especially precious or valuable.
- To keep or regard as precious; value highly. See Synonyms at appreciate.
- To accumulate and store away, as for future use.
Origin: Middle English tresure, from Old French tresor, from Latin thēsaurus, from Greek thēsauros.
- treasˈur·a·ble adjective