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hoard of money

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoard — [[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

  • hoard´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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoard — 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 …   Law dictionary

  • hoard — 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

  • hoard — ► 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 …   English terms dictionary

  • hoard — [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.… …   English World dictionary

  • hoard — ▪ 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… …   Financial and business terms

  • hoard — [[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… …   English dictionary

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

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