hoard


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, aggregate, aggroup, amalgamate, amass, augment, bank, batch together, bring together, build up, bunch, cache, cluster, coacervare, collect, conligere, conquirere, cumulate, deposit, draw together, garner, garner up, gather for oneself, gather in, gather up, get together, group, hang on to, have in store, heap, hide, hide away, hive, hold back, husband, husband one's resources, keep, keep back, keep in reserve, lay by, lay in store, lay up, load up, lump together, pack away, pile, pile up, preserve, provide, put aside, reposit, reserve, retain, save up, set apart, set aside, set by, stock up, stockpile, store, store secretly, store up, stow, stow away, treasure up, withhold III index accumulate (amass), collection (accumulation), fund (noun), fund (verb), garner, preserve, provision (something provided), reserve, save (hold back), selection (collection), stock (store), store (depository), store, sufficiency

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


hoard
v.
To acquire and keep goods or money beyond what is needed, often done in times of scarcity.
n.
hoarding

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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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 — 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 — Hoard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hoarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hoarding}.] [AS. hordian.] To collect and lay up; to amass and deposit in secret; to store secretly, or for the sake of keeping and accumulating; as, to hoard grain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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