Definitions for: Hoard

[n] a secret store of valuables or money
[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"
[v] save up as for future use

Webster (1913) Definition: Hoard, n.
See Hoarding, 2. --Smart.

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.

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.

Hoard, v. i.
To lay up a store or hoard, as of money.

To hoard for those whom he did breed. --Spenser.

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

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