Hoard meaning

hôrd
To hoard is defined as to collect or amass large amounts of goods and money which will typically then be stored away and kept in reserve.

An example of hoard is when you collect lots of stuff and fill your house up with it even if you aren't using all of it.

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The definition of a hoard is a large supply of something that is often hidden or stored for future use.

An example of a hoard is a large collection of gold coins.

noun
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To keep hidden or private.
verb
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To accumulate and hide or keep in reserve.
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To accumulate a hoard of.

Hoarded his money in a box under the bed.

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To amass, usually for one's personal collection.
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A hoard of provisions; a hoard of money.

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(archaeology) A cache of valuable objects or artefacts; a trove.
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A supply or store of something held or hidden for future use.
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A collection or supply, as of memories or information, that one keeps to oneself for future use.
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To accumulate as much of (something) as one can, as when fearing a shortage.
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To gather or accumulate a hoard.
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A supply stored up and hidden or kept in reserve.
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To accumulate and store away money, goods, or other valued items.
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Origin of hoard

  • Middle English hord from Old English (s)keu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English hord.

    From Wiktionary