Synonyms of cherish in English:

cherish


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verb

1‘he was cherished by a wide circle of friends’

SYNONYMS
adore, hold dear, love, care very much for, feel great affection for, dote on, be devoted to, revere, esteem, admire, appreciate
think the world of, set great store by, hold in high esteem
care for, look after, tend, protect, preserve, shelter, keep safe, support, nurture, cosset, indulge
informal put on a pedestal

2‘I cherish the letters she wrote’

SYNONYMS
treasure, prize, value highly, hold dear
ANTONYMS

neglect

3‘they cherished dreams of football glory’

SYNONYMS
harbour, have, possess, hold, hold on to, cling to, entertain, retain, maintain, keep in one's mind, foster, nurture, nurse
ANTONYMS

abandon