Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective deeply loved or valued.

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  • adjective highly valued, having a high personal value.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cherish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for

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Examples

  • His proposal had been practically verbatim to what she’d written in her diary, except the word cherished had replaced love.

    Dragon Warrior

  • His proposal had been practically verbatim to what she’d written in her diary, except the word cherished had replaced love.

    Dragon Warrior

  • His proposal had been practically verbatim to what she’d written in her diary, except the word cherished had replaced love.

    Dragon Warrior

  • His proposal had been practically verbatim to what she’d written in her diary, except the word cherished had replaced love.

    Dragon Warrior

  • Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke warned Wednesday that Americans may have to accept higher taxes or changes in cherished entitlements such as Medicare and Social Security if the nation is to avoid staggering budget deficits that threaten to choke off economic growth.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: April 8, 2010

  • Of the civilized agreements my wife and I have come to over the long course of our marriage, one most cherished is that neither of us is obligated to attend anything the other must attend.

    The Office Party « Tales from the Reading Room

  • "A catch quota for minke whales in Japanese small-type coastal whaling is our long-term cherished desire, and under the framework proposed by the chair, that desire can be realized," said Fisheries Agency official Toshinori Uoya.

    Whaling Commission Proposes To Allow Whale Hunting Under Strict Limits

  • "A catch quota for minke whales in Japanese small-type coastal whaling is our long-term cherished desire, and under the framework proposed by the chair, that desire can be realized," said Fisheries Agency official Toshinori Uoya.

    Whaling Commission Proposes To Allow Whale Hunting Under Strict Limits

  • "A catch quota for minke whales in Japanese small-type coastal whaling is our long-term cherished desire, and under the framework proposed by the chair, that desire can be realized," said Fisheries Agency official Toshinori Uoya.

    Whaling Commission Proposes To Allow Whale Hunting Under Strict Limits

  • A future where all can rejoice in cherished aspirations and beliefs and where this can be a badge of honour, not a source of fear or division.

    John Hume - Nobel Lecture

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