HyperDic: hold_dear

English > 1 sense of the expression hold dear:
VERBemotionhold dear, care for, cherish, treasurebe fond of
English > hold dear: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
MeaningBe fond of; be attached to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot hold dear Sue; Sam and Sue hold dear the movie
Synonymscare for, cherish, treasure
NarroweryearnHave affection for
BroaderloveHave a great affection or liking for
Spanishapreciar, valorar
Catalanapreciar, atresorar, estimar, tresorejar, valorar, voler

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