Words Like CHERISH

We have put together a list of words that are similar to CHERISH.

5 Alternative Words Similar to cherish

1 Treasure Verb      Synonym Words Like Treasure
2 Love Verb      Synonym Words Like Love
3 Indulge Verb-transitive      Synonym Words Like Indulge
4 Foster Verb-transitive      Synonym Words Like Foster
5 Promote Verb-transitive      Synonym Words Like Promote

1 examples of cherish

1 to cherish religious principle

9 definitions of cherish

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.
3 be fond of; be attached to
4 To treat with affection and tenderness; hold dear: cherish one's family; fine rugs that are cherished by their owners.
5 To keep fondly in mind; entertain: cherish a memory. See Synonyms at appreciate.
6 To hold as dear; treat with tenderness and affection; foster; nurture; support and encourage; shelter fondly; nurse; caress.
7 To indulge and encourage in the mind; harbor; cling to: as, to cherish forgiveness; to cherish revenge.
8 To give physical comfort or pleasure to; invigorate; strengthen; warm; hence, to provide for; entertain hospitably.
9 Synonyms Foster, Cherish, Harbor. “To foster is to sustain and nourish with care and effort. To cherish is to hold and treat as dear. To harbor is to provide with shelter and protection, so as to give opportunity for working to something that might be and often ought to be excluded.”
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