Synonyms of cherish in English:

cherish


See definition of cherish

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