hoard

hoard(
hord
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to stockpile)
a. acaparar
We're all hoarding provisions since the war broke out, as we don't know what the future holds.Desde que estalló la guerra, todos acaparamos provisiones porque no sabemos lo que nos depara el futuro.
2. (to collect and store)
a. atesorar
The old lady had been hoarding money for a long time.La anciana llevaba mucho tiempo atesorando dinero.
b. acumular
I don't understand why my grandfather hoards matches.No entiendo por qué mi abuelo se dedica a acumular fósforos.
c. guardar
Why are you hoarding all these books of your dad's? You're not interested in heraldry.¿Por qué guardas todos estos libros de tu papá? A ti no te interesa la heráldica.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to stockpile)
a. acaparar provisiones
We've been asked not to hoard; if we do, the stores will run out of provisions.Nos han pedido que no acaparemos provisiones; de lo contrario, las tiendas se quedarán sin ellas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (treasure)
a. el tesoro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
According to legend, there's a dragon's hoard under this hill.Cuenta la leyenda que bajo esta colina está enterrado el tesoro de un dragón.
5. (supply)
a. la reserva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My mother has a large hoard of canned food in case the cost of living suddenly goes up.Mi madre tiene una reserva enorme de comida enlatada por si acaso sube el costo de la vida.
b. la provisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Did you see the hoard of food that your aunt has stockpiled in the cellar?¿Viste la provisión de comida que tu tía tiene almacenada en el sótano?
c. el montón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The old man kept a hoard of money under a floorboard.El viejo guardaba un montón de dinero bajo una tabla del suelo.
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hoard
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of food)
a. la provisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (of money)
a. el montón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (food)
a. hacer acopio de
4. (money)
a. atesorar
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hoard [hɔːd]
noun
(treasure) tesoro (m); (stockpile) provisión (f)
hoards of money montones (m) de dinero
transitive verb
1 (also hoard up) (accumulate) amontonar; acumular; [+money] atesorar;
2 (keep) guardar
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