1. a secret store of valuables or money;
[syn: hoard, cache, stash]
1. save up as for future use;
[syn: hoard, stash, cache, lay away, hive up, squirrel away]
2. get or gather together;
- Example: "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"
- Example: "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"
- Example: "She rolled up a small fortune"
[syn: roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hoard \Hoard\, n. See Hoarding, 2. --Smart. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hoard \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 up; a hidden supply; a treasure; as, a hoard of provisions; a hoard of money. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hoard \Hoard\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hoarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Hoarding.] [AS. hordian.] To collect and lay up; to amass and deposit in secret; to store secretly, or for the sake of keeping and accumulating; as, to hoard grain. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hoard \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]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
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