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  • 1hoard´er — hoard «hrd, hohrd», verb, noun. –v.t. to save and store away: »The squirrel hoarded nuts for the winter. The miser hoarded his money. SYNONYM(S): treasure, amass, accumulate. –v.i. to save and store away money, goods, etc. –n. what is saved and… …

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  • 2Hoard — Hoard, n. [OE. hord, AS. hord; akin to OS. hord, G. hort, Icel. hodd, Goth. huzd; prob. from the root of E. hide to conceal, and of L. custos guard, E. custody. See {Hide} to conceal.] A store, stock, or quantity of anything accumulated or laid… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Hoard — Hoard, v. i. To lay up a store or hoard, as of money. [1913 Webster] To hoard for those whom he did breed. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4hoard — I noun accumulation, acervus, aggregation, amassment, cache, collection, copia, cumulation, fund, heap, mass, repository, reserves, riches, saving, stack, stock, stockpile, store, supply, treasure II verb accrue, accumulate, acquire, agglomerate …

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  • 5hoard — hoard, horde A hoard is a large stock or store of money or accumulated objects (in archaeology, for example); a horde is a large collection of people or animals, and is used in the singular or plural, often disparagingly: • A horde of football… …

    Modern English usage

  • 6hoard — ► NOUN 1) a store of money or valued objects. 2) an amassed store of useful information. ► VERB ▪ amass and hide or store away. DERIVATIVES hoarder noun. ORIGIN Old English …

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  • 7hoard — [hôrd] n. [ME hord < OE, akin to Ger hort, Goth huzd < IE * keus < base * (s)keu , to cover, conceal > HIDE1, Gr skylos, animal s skin] a supply stored up and hidden or kept in reserve vi. to get and store away money, goods, etc. vt.… …

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  • 8hoard — ▪ I. hoard hoard 2 noun [countable] a store of money or goods kept to be used or sold in the future: • The company has a large cash hoard.   [m0] ▪ II. hoard hoard 1 [hɔːd ǁ hɔːrd] verb [transitive] to collect and save large amounts of something… …

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  • 9hoard — [[t]hɔ͟ː(r)d[/t]] hoards, hoarding, hoarded 1) VERB If you hoard things such as food or money, you save or store them, often in secret, because they are valuable or important to you. [V n] They ve begun to hoard food and gasoline and save their… …

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  • 10hoard — [[t]hɔrd, hoʊrd[/t]] n. 1) a supply or accumulation hidden or carefully guarded for preservation or future use: a hoard of money; a hoard of food[/ex] 2) to accumulate a hoard of 3) to accumulate a hoard • Etymology: bef. 900; ME hord(e), OE hord …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11hoard — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, large, major, vast ▪ one of the biggest hoards of Roman coins ever found ▪ small ▪ cash …

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  • 12hoard — hoard1 [ho:d US ho:rd] n [: Old English; Origin: hord] a collection of things that someone hides somewhere, especially so they can use them later hoard of ▪ the discovery of a hoard of gold coins hoard 2 hoard2 also hoard up v [T] to collect and… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13hoard — noun a store of money or valued objects. ↘an amassed store of useful information. verb amass and hide or store away. Derivatives hoarder noun Origin OE hord (n.), hordian (v.), of Gmc origin. Usage The words hoard and horde are sometimes confused …

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  • 14money — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big ▪ There is big money in golf for the top players. ▪ easy ▪ He started stealing as a way of making easy money. ▪ bonus …

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  • 15hoard — hoarder, n. /hawrd, hohrd/, n. 1. a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded for preservation, future use, etc.: a vast hoard of silver. v.t. 2. to accumulate for preservation, future use, etc., in a hidden or carefully guarded… …

    Universalium

  • 16hoard — 1 noun (C) a collection of things that someone keeps hidden because they like them or consider them to be valuable (+ of): He kept a little hoard of chocolates in his top drawer. 2 verb also hoard up (T) to collect and save large amounts of food …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17hoard — /hɔd / (say hawd) noun 1. an accumulation of something for preservation or future use: a hoard of gold. –verb (t) 2. to accumulate for preservation or future use, especially in a secluded place. –verb (i) 3. to accumulate money, food, or the like …

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  • 18hoard — n. & v. n. 1 a stock or store (esp. of money) laid by. 2 an amassed store of facts etc. 3 Archaeol. an ancient store of treasure etc. v. 1 tr. (often absol.; often foll. by up) amass (money etc.) and put away; store. 2 intr. accumulate more than… …

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  • 19hoard — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. collection, store, reserve, stock, supply, savings. v. save, preserve, retain, store, amass; treasure; hide; accumulate, collect. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. riches, treasure, cache; see wealth 1 . v. Syn …

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  • 20hoard — hÉ”rd /hɔːd n. accumulation or supply that has been carefully gathered and set aside in a safe place, stockpile, store; treasure v. collect, gather, amass, stockpile (i.e. food, money, etc.) …

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