Definition of treasure


  • accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.; "the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies". Synonyms: hoarded wealth.
  • art highly prized for its beauty or perfection. Synonyms: gem.
  • any possession that is highly valued by its owner; "the children returned from the seashore with their shells and other treasures".
  • a collection of precious things; "the trunk held all her meager treasures".


  • hold dear; "I prize these old photographs". Synonyms: appreciate, prize, value.
  • be fond of; be attached to. Synonyms: care for, cherish, hold dear.

Related words

fortune, recognise, recognize, trove, valuable, yearn.

Words nearby treasure

treasured, treasurer, treasury.

Rhymes with treasure

displeasure, leisure, measure, pleasure.

Start with treasure

treasurers, treasurership, treasures, treasured, treasurer, treasurerships.

More information about treasure

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • treasure is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 8 points
  • treasure is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 8 points
  • treasure is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 9 points
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