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1. cherish

verb. ['ˈtʃɛrɪʃ'] be fond of; be attached to.

Synonyms

  • hold dear
  • treasure
  • love
  • care for

Antonyms

  • malevolence
  • dislike
  • despising
  • misanthropy

Etymology

  • cherir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Cherish

  • perish
  • parrish
  • parish
  • marish
  • gerrish
  • garish
  • farish
  • buresh
  • bearish
  • barish

How do you pronounce cherish?

Pronounce cherish as ˈʧɛrɪʃ.

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Example sentences of the word cherish


1. Verb, base form
Start by thanking her father for meeting you and tell him how much you cherish his daughter.

2. Adjective
Many people cherish Bibles given to them by loved ones and friends.

Quotes containing the word cherish


1. I cherish the memory of being a friend of Frank Sinatra on a friendship level to the point where we really hung out. We worked in Vegas, we'd talk on the phone, and if I wasn't doing anything, I'd fly out, and I spent time in Palm Springs at his house - on a level the way friends would be, not with a whole crowd of people.
- Frankie Valli

2. To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
- Wendell Berry

3. The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.
- Wendell Berry

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