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Meaning of HOARD

Pronunciation:  howrd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a secret store of valuables or money
  2. [v]  get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for athe man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"
  3. [v]  save up as for future use

HOARD is a 5 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: accumulate, amass, cache, cache, collect, compile, hive up, lay away, pile up, squirrel away, stash, stash
 See Also: bale, catch, chunk, come up, corral, fund, fund, hive away, lay aside, lay in, lump, pull in, put in, run up, salt away, save, save up, scrape, scrape up, stack away, stash away, stock, store, store



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Hoard\, n.
    See {Hoarding}, 2. --Smart.
  2. \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
    A store, stock, or quantity of anything accumulated or laid
    up; a hidden supply; a treasure; as, a hoard of provisions; a
    hoard of money.
  3. \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.
  4. \Hoard\, v. i.
    To lay up a store or hoard, as of money.
          To hoard for those whom he did breed.    --Spenser.
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