What does the word cherish mean?

Usage examples for cherish

  1. There was none to cherish the lilac sunbonnet any more. – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  2. The field work was a good experience and one which I cherish. – Free from School by Rahul Alvares
  3. I'd like to have it, and I'd keep and cherish it always. – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace