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cherished

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  • verbcare about deeply
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Synonyms for cherished

verb care about deeply
  • admire
  • adore
  • appreciate
  • care for
  • cling to
  • cultivate
  • defend
  • embrace
  • encourage
  • enshrine
  • entertain
  • harbor
  • hold dear
  • honor
  • love
  • preserve
  • revere
  • safeguard
  • treasure
  • worship
  • apprize
  • clasp
  • coddle
  • comfort
  • cosset
  • fancy
  • fondle
  • foster
  • guard
  • hug
  • idolize
  • like
  • nourish
  • nurse
  • nurture
  • pet
  • prize
  • reverence
  • shelter
  • shield
  • support
  • sustain
  • value
  • venerate
  • cleave to
  • dote on
  • hold in high esteem

Antonyms for cherished

  • abhor
  • condemn
  • despise
  • destroy
  • detest
  • dishonor
  • dislike
  • disparage
  • disregard
  • disrespect
  • hate
  • hurt
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • reject
  • scorn
  • deprive
  • let go
  • release
  • starve
  • turn away
  • abandon
  • denounce
  • forsake
  • not care
  • renounce
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to cherished

beloved

adjective. adored
  • admired
  • cared for
  • cherished
  • darling
  • dear
  • dearest
  • doted on
  • endeared
  • esteemed
  • fair-haired
  • favorite
  • hallowed
  • highly regarded
  • highly valued
  • idolized
  • loved
  • near to one's heart
  • pet
  • pleasing
  • popular
  • precious
  • prized
  • respected
  • revered
  • sweet
  • treasured
  • venerated
  • well-liked
  • worshiped
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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