Translation of treasure in Spanish:


tesoros, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtrɛʒər/ /ˈtrɛʒə/

See Spanish definition of tesoro


  • 1

    (hoard of wealth)
    tesoros masculine
    they were hunting for buried treasure buscaban tesoros escondidos
    • the galleon was laden with treasure el galeón estaba lleno de riquezas
    • He drew it back, cradling it like precious treasure.
    • Russia, having annexed the Crimea, had embarked on a titanic struggle with the Ottoman Empire which was absorbing stupendous quantities of manpower and treasure.
    • He had always sort of imagined love, a fact he guarded more carefully than the most precious of his treasure.
    • He orders a kilo and while the stuff he bought at the first stall would be delivered straight to his restaurant, these he took himself, like precious treasure, in a plastic bag.
    • The proof comes in the gold and silver treasure found in ancient Egyptian tombs and even older Mesopotamian burial sites.
    • After all, these treasures are literally priceless, and the dome has a bit of a bad track record when it comes to guarding treasure - remember the diamond heist?
    • Finders are legally allowed to keep their finds unless they are classed as treasure - usually a gold or silver object dating back over 300 years.
    • They were seeking gold, silver, and other treasure, but returned disappointed.
    • Those who travelled to Ireland may well have sought the protection of their castle at Dundrum and, perhaps, buried their most valuable treasure there.
    • The Vatican's treasure of solid gold has been estimated by the United Nations World Magazine to amount to several billion dollars.
    • So now it's just us who have to take a long hard look at whether our use of time and money is laying up treasure in this world or in heaven.
    • It was found to be gold and to contain more than the 10 per cent precious metal content needed for treasure.
    • But if the Eastern provinces were poor in manpower, they were immensely wealthy in treasure…
    • What more could he possibly want than treasure and riches?
    • A slave had come to the entrance of the dragon's lair, saw a hoard of treasure and gold, and fled with a jewel-studded golden cup.
    • They laugh about finding a pirate's treasure and sharing the wealth.
    • After paying homage for the noble act, Dantes recovered the buried treasure and became extremely wealthy.
    • He arrived back in England with very valuable treasure and the distinction of being the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe.
    • Gawain refused, saying he could not touch treasure or gold until his pilgrimage was complete.
    • In the second half of the nineteenth century others came seeking treasure during the gold rushes.
  • 2

    (sth valuable, prized)
    tesoro masculine
    the treasures of Antiquity los tesoros de la antigüedad
    • art treasures tesoros artísticos
    • this letter is one of my treasures esta carta es uno de mis más preciados tesoros
    • a good mechanic is a real treasure un buen mecánico es una verdadera joya
    • a treasure house of information una mina de información
    • Ancient manuscripts depicting the history of Armenia are housed in the national library, Madenataran, and are valued national and historical treasures.
    • Sometimes, this involved the omission of some real treasures.
    • If you don't drink the occasional bottle of Californian wine, then you're missing out on some real treasures.
    • He has some real treasures there so those of you interested in the topic might like to visit here.
    • The benefit is that you can find real treasures at a fraction of their original cost.
    • Actually, if God provides you with even one in this life, it's a real treasure in my opinion.
    • Get your antique treasures valued as part of Hextable Heritage Centre's annual heritage day on September 11.
    • The real treasures here are on the floors above.
    • Most of the tourists leave after seeing David, but real treasures are on the second floor.
    • That also got me to read her blog, which is a real treasure.
    • The real treasures of the parapet are the huge single beasts, a set of six designs, three living and three extinct, which are highly dramatic in their pencil work.
    • For the many reasons that individuals value their own personal treasures, I would like to share why I value this special necklace.
    • It is a very, very powerful building to visit, and it is a building that my family and I love to visit - and particularly my young son loves the treasures in the museum.
    • In fact Loire Valley reds can be real treasures.
    • It can take some time, but weeding thru the ‘junk’ can reveal some real treasures.
    • The real treasures which lie beneath our oceans are the time-capsules of the past.
    • It's a real treasure of ensemble acting, as every performance not only fulfills the purpose needed for each scene, but they all seem to be working off of each other.
    • Occasionally, one comes across a real treasure.
    • The real treasures were in a couple of burlap bags.
    • He reckons the island is keeping its real treasures too well hidden
  • 3

    (term of endearment)
    tesoro masculine
    you're a treasure! ¡eres un tesoro!
    • He's a national treasure and I just love the guy.
    • Congratulations Maureen; you're one of Kilmead's real treasures.
    • Oliver's been a real treasure and has loosely formed a routine for both day and night.
    • You're a treasure, my old friend, but I have to go now - an editorial needs writing.
    • Jeannie, you are a treasure to us and we love you so much!

transitive verb

  • 1

    (value greatly)
    thank you for the book, I shall always treasure it gracias por el libro, siempre significará muchísimo para mí
    • you should treasure a friend like him deberías apreciar / valorar muchísimo a un amigo como él
    • I treasure the moments we spent together el recuerdo de los momentos que pasamos juntos es muy preciado para mí
  • 2treasured past participle

    my most treasured possession mi bien más preciado literary