hoard

  • 1 Hoard — (engl. für Depotfund) ist der Name folgender Personen: Leroy Hoard (* 1968), US amerikanischer Footballspieler Charles B. Hoard (1805 1886), US amerikanischer Politiker William D. Hoard (1836 1918), US amerikanischer Politiker Orte: Hoard (Texas) …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 Hoard — Hoard, n. See {Hoarding}, 2. Smart. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 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 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 hoard — hoard, horde A hoard is a large stock or store of money or accumulated objects (in archaeology, for example); a horde is a large collection of people or animals, and is used in the singular or plural, often disparagingly: • A horde of football… …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 hoard — [n] stockpile abundance, accumulation, agglomeration, aggregation, amassment, backlog, cache, collection, conglomeration, cumulation, fund, garner, heap, inventory, mass, nest egg*, pile, reserve, reservoir, riches, stock, store, supply, treasure …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 Hoard — (engl., spr. hōrd), Schatz (Hort); Hoards, Vorräte, insbes. im englischen Bankwesen die Summen von Edelmetall, die sich an der Bank anhäufen, ohne augenblicklich geschäftliche Verwendung zu finden …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 hoard — vb amass, *accumulate Analogous words: collect, assemble, *gather: pile, *heap, stack, mass Contrasted words: dissipate, disperse, *scatter: *distribute, divide, dispense …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 hoard — ► NOUN 1) a store of money or valued objects. 2) an amassed store of useful information. ► VERB ▪ amass and hide or store away. DERIVATIVES hoarder noun. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 hoard — [hôrd] n. [ME hord < OE, akin to Ger hort, Goth huzd < IE * keus < base * (s)keu , to cover, conceal > HIDE1, Gr skylos, animal s skin] a supply stored up and hidden or kept in reserve vi. to get and store away money, goods, etc. vt.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Hoard — This article is about the archaeological collection. For the memory allocator brand, see Hoard memory allocator. For the sports commentator, see Greg Hoard. For the dairy industry magazine, see Hoard s Dairyman. For other uses, see Hoarding… …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 hoard — ▪ I. hoard hoard 2 noun [countable] a store of money or goods kept to be used or sold in the future: • The company has a large cash hoard.   [m0] ▪ II. hoard hoard 1 [hɔːd ǁ hɔːrd] verb [transitive] to collect and save large amounts of something… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 hoard — n. ship s deck 1) to go on hoard commission 2) an advisory; draft (AE); editorial; liquor control (AE); parole; school; zoning hoard 3) on a hoard (to serve on a hoard) footboard 4) a running hoard (on a car) flat piece of wood or other material… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 hoard — dis·hoard; hoard·er; hoard·ing·ly; hoard; hoard·ing; dis·hoard·er; …

    English syllables

  • 18 hoard — [[t]hɔrd, hoʊrd[/t]] n. 1) a supply or accumulation hidden or carefully guarded for preservation or future use: a hoard of money; a hoard of food[/ex] 2) to accumulate a hoard of 3) to accumulate a hoard • Etymology: bef. 900; ME hord(e), OE hord …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 hoard — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, large, major, vast ▪ one of the biggest hoards of Roman coins ever found ▪ small ▪ cash …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 hoard — hoard1 [ho:d US ho:rd] n [: Old English; Origin: hord] a collection of things that someone hides somewhere, especially so they can use them later hoard of ▪ the discovery of a hoard of gold coins hoard 2 hoard2 also hoard up v [T] to collect and… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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