Definition for Cherish (-ed, -es, -ing)

cherish (-ed, -es, -ing), v. [ME < Fr. cherir, cherish, hold dear.] (webplay: comfort, fair, growth, heart).

  1. Honor; revere; remember fondly; hold dear; think about.
  2. Encourage; consider fondly; keep in mind.
  3. Guard; protect; watch over.
  4. Cultivate; foster; nurture; tend; care for.
  5. Comfort; embrace; hold onto; cling to physically.
  6. Esteem; treasure; value; love.

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