Associations to the word «Cherish»


CHERISH, verb. To treat with tenderness and affection; to nurture with care; to protect and aid.
CHERISH, verb. To hold dear; to embrace with interest; to indulge; to encourage; to foster; to promote; as, to cherish religious principle.
CHERISH, verb. (obsolete) To cheer, gladden.

Dictionary definition

CHERISH, verb. Be fond of; be attached to.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.