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1. hoard

verb. ['ˈhɔrd'] get or gather together.

Synonyms

  • bale
  • lay in
  • salt away
  • chunk
  • compile
  • fund
  • pull in
  • stack away
  • accumulate
  • pile up
  • hive away
  • scrape
  • scrape up
  • run up
  • store
  • corral
  • amass
  • lump
  • stash away
  • roll up
  • scratch
  • collect
  • catch
  • put in

Antonyms

  • go off
  • stop
  • lose
  • divest

Etymology

  • hord (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Hoard

  • unexplored
  • underscored
  • prerecord
  • untoward
  • mountford
  • montford
  • explored
  • restored
  • outscored
  • implored
  • deplored
  • axford
  • verwoerd
  • shavord
  • reward
  • revord
  • record
  • reboard
  • mccord
  • mainord
  • laborde
  • ignored
  • dubord
  • deborde
  • debord
  • beauford
  • alvord
  • abhorred
  • sward
  • stored

Example sentences of the word hoard


1. Verb, base form
They prefer to hoard food in their cheeks, like some other types of rodents, such as squirrels.

2. Adverb
Don’t hoard your old mobile phones when you can donate them to help someone in need.

Quotes containing the word hoard


1. A dragon just gave me a piece of jewelry,” she said. She took another swig and handed the bottle back to Graydon. “Have I been added to his hoard?”He shook his head and drank too. “No, cupcake,” he said. “I’m pretty sure you’ve replaced it.
- Thea Harrison, Dragon Bound

2. hoard

noun. ['ˈhɔrd'] a secret store of valuables or money.

Synonyms

  • stash
  • stock
  • fund
  • store

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • go
  • descend
  • spread

Etymology

  • hord (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. hoard

verb. ['ˈhɔrd'] save up as for future use.

Synonyms

  • lay away
  • lay aside
  • stash
  • save
  • squirrel away
  • save up
  • hive up

Antonyms

  • repel
  • pull out
  • leave
  • decrease

Etymology

  • hord (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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