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noun as in purse

noun as in treasure house

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Soon his coffers were overflowing with revenue from rubber, palm oil, and ivory.

Five, the tens or arguably hundreds of millions of dollars in dark money that flowed from corporate sources into GOP coffers.

We on my side say: unionization, massive public investments, a tax rate that kept the coffers full, a few other things.

Unfortunately, the interim left the property operating at a loss, its coffers drained.

Ukraine is currently in its third recession since 2008, and is seeing foreign reserve coffers at their lowest levels since 2006.

Railway expectations ran high; immense traffic receipts, sorely needed, ought to have swelled the coffers of the companies.

The grateful cowmen should throw at least another five thousand into ye editor's coffers.

Before these marvels, where shone all the gold of his coffers, the Nabob had a sudden feeling of admiration and of pride.

We must allow that the saddles were not paid for, and that the coffers were empty, but still it made a magnificent effect.

Three coffers whose depth is not known: the coffers of a chieftain, of the Church, of a privileged poet.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coffers, such as: gift, money, prize, reward, wealth, and exchequer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.