hoard hoard  /ˈhɔrd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a secret store of valuables or money
  2. (v) save up as for future use
  3. (v) get or gather together

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As the price of wheat rises, black marketeers hoard wheat in their warehouses.
  2. People who have been hoarding money in Swiss banks will have to find newer means of stashing their money.
  3. The police stumbled on a hoard of stolen paintings while searching for the weapon.

News

  1. Expert describes what leads to hoarding

    What’s the difference between a slovenly person and a hoarder? “When you lose functionality of your home, when you can’t cook, clean or shower because you have too much stuff, you’re a hoarder,” said Cory Chalmers, owner of Steri-Clean and featured expert on the A&E television show, “Hoarders.” Chalmers is a former firefighter who has been called to many fatal fires that started in the homes of ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: SouthtownStar

  2. Chat Live Now! Gamer's Guide: Special E3 Edition

    The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, is under way in Los Angeles, but many of the biggest revelations of the week came out in press conferences on Monday and Tuesday. Game critics Jeff Hoard (Oakland Press) and Ross Edwards (Sentinel & Enterprise) will break down some of the announcements while Brian Pifer (Santa Cruz Sentinel) will provide an update live from the convention floor.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Delaware County Daily Times

  3. Gamer's Guide: Special E3 Edition

    The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, is under way in Los Angeles, but many of the biggest revelations of the week came out in press conferences on Monday and Tuesday. Game critics Jeff Hoard (Oakland Press) and Ross Edwards (Sentinel & Enterprise) will break down some of the announcements while Brian Pifer (Santa Cruz Sentinel) will provide an update live from the convention floor.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

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Quotes

  1. "At a time when events naturally make even the most daring investors more risk-averse, the needs of our economy require that our financial institutions not take this new capital to hoard it, but to deploy it," Paulson said.
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Reuters

  2. "It was gross incompetence to hoard that money when the race was bound to be so close," McAuliffe said.
    on Jan 5, 2007 By: Terry McAuliffe Source: Forbes

  3. Clinton described Bush's way as "hoard power, disregard science, shred the Constitution, smear dissenters, impugn patriots, go it alone in the world wherever you can and cooperate only when you have to."
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: FOXNews

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