horde vs hoard

horde hoard

Definitions

  • 1) A wandering troop or gang; especially, a clan or tribe of a nomadic people (originally Tatars) migrating from place to place for the sake of pasturage, plunder, etc.; a predatory multitude.
  • 2) A large number of people.
  • 3) A nomadic tribe or group.
  • 4) A large group or crowd; a swarm: synonym: crowd.
  • 5) A nomadic Mongol or Turkic tribe.
  • 6) A large group or crowd; a swarm: synonym: crowd.
  • 7) A wandering troop or gang; especially, a clan or tribe of a nomadic people migrating from place to place for the sake of pasturage, plunder, etc.; a predatory multitude.
  • 8) Any large group of people or animals, especially one wandering or moving about.
  • 9) a nomadic community
  • 10) a vast multitude
  • 11) a moving crowd
  • 12) Hence Any clan or troop; a gang; a migratory crew; a multitude.
  • 13) A tribe or troop of Asiatic nomads dwelling in tents or wagons, and migrating from place to place to procure pasturage for their cattle, or for war or plunder.
  • 14) To live in hordes; huddle together like the members of a migratory tribe: usually followed by together.

Definitions

  • 1) A hidden, secret supply or fund.
  • 2) archaeology A cache of valuable objects or artefacts; a trove.
  • 3) archaeology A cache of valuable objects or artefacts; a trove.
  • 4) A supply or store of something held or hidden for future use.
  • 5) A collection or supply, as of memories or information, that one keeps to oneself for future use.
  • 6) A store, stock, or quantity of anything accumulated or laid up; a hidden supply; a treasure
  • 7) See hoarding, 2.
  • 8) a secret store of valuables or money
  • 9) A place of retirement or concealment; a closet or cabinet; a lurking-place.
  • 10) Same as hoarding.
  • 11) A treasure; a fund; a stock or store laid by; an accumulation of something for preservation or future use; hence, any mass of things preserved by being deposited together.
  • 12) A hoarding-place; a treasure-house or treasury.
  • 13) To amass, usually for one's personal collection.
  • 14) save up as for future use
  • 15) get or gather together
  • 16) To gather and save; lay up store.
  • 17) To treasure up; collect and store; amass and deposit for preservation or security, or for future use; store; lay up: often followed by up.
  • 18) To keep hidden or private.
  • 19) To accumulate a hoard of.
  • 20) To gather or accumulate a hoard.
  • 21) To accumulate as much of (something) as one can, as when fearing a shortage.
  • 22) To lay up a store or hoard, as of money.
  • 23) To collect and lay up; to amass and deposit in secret; to store secretly, or for the sake of keeping and accumulating.

Examples

  • 1) The drunken English hordes ruining people 's fun?
  • 2) At the same time there are hordes of people who want to own a home.
  • 3) This is the perfect retreat from the local sunbathing hordes.
  • 4) She saw hordes of locals getting it done at the side of the street.
  • 5) Were we mobbed by hordes of fans?
  • 6) So how to hunt down your discount before the hordes descend?
  • 7) His apparent instruction to passport control officers to wave through hordes of visitors unchecked was a grotesque dereliction of duty.
  • 8) Then, you see hordes of white.
  • 9) One reason why this striking island has evaded the hordes of mass tourism is that it has been somewhat harder to get to than many others.
  • 10) Having mobilised millions and having been joined on the streets by hordes of young people, the unions are in bullish mood.
  • 11) Of course I was very disappointed for the hordes of people who had bought tickets.
  • 12) These days, you'd have a whole horde of wardens descending on that convoy in a swarm.
  • 13) For the past year, hordes of visitors had swarmed over the ship, chipping off bits as souvenirs.
  • 14) Online hordes massed, brandishing rolling pins and placards, ready to tear down the bunting and upturn the ovens.
  • 15) If the hordes of hungry locals queuing down the street are anything to go by, it's definitely worth a visit.
  • 16) He said that when he was a student, people would select a pub, then descend in a horde and try to drink it dry.
  • 17) ‘Few men ever enter the hallowed portals of the bridal shop and the dress, once bought, is jealously guarded from male sight by a horde of female relatives.’
  • 18) ‘There's even a marvelous impression of an infatuated audience given by a horde of panting extras.’
  • 19) ‘He got savaged, for the umpteenth time, by a horde of ravening Republicans.’
  • 20) ‘Outside the Russia House, headquarters for the country's Olympic delegation in Turin, a horde of people gathered at the entryway, looking frozen and distraught.’
  • 21) ‘I had forgotten that Julian himself had a horde of loyal female defenders.’
  • 22) ‘A group of strangers barricade themselves into a house in order to escape from a horde of flesh-eating zombies.’
  • 23) ‘On one side of the avenue stood a horde of onlookers, on the other television crews, all looking two blocks south towards a colossal pile of twisted and smoking steel, seven stories high.’
  • 24) ‘The media plans to assemble a horde of journalists in Terre Haute to report live on the execution.’
  • 25) ‘The prospect of better remuneration and living conditions attracted a horde of low paid Muslims to such gatherings.’
  • 26) ‘Such is the notoriety of the paintings, the auction at Gleneagles next month is expected to attract interest from a horde of international collectors who are expected to bid at least £30,000 for the pair.’
  • 27) ‘But leader writers have to compete for attention nowadays with a horde of columnists and regular commentators who indulge in polemics which are, by their nature, less measured than editorials.’
  • 28) ‘The 99-year-old circus has pitched tents here with about 300 staff and a horde of animals, including elephants, horses, parrots and dogs.’
  • 29) ‘When the victorious Indian team landed in Delhi on their way back from Sydney, IHF president K. P. S. Gill and a horde of officials received the team at the airport.’
  • 30) ‘Although a horde of Thursday night previewers came to the consensus that ‘it was cute,’ this film is not worth paying $8 or over to see.’
  • 31) ‘It's one thing to get some exercise; it's something else to repeatedly, day after day, show off in spandex before a horde of newspapermen.’
  • 32) ‘Now, however, with internal communications networks and the speed of the Internet, you don't need a horde of people in a big pyramid to handle all that information.’
  • 33) ‘It's already clear that there are a whole bunch of highbrows who talk only to themselves and a horde of middlebrows who simply try to out-bray one another.’
  • 34) ‘When you find the whole nation, is behaving like a horde of mythical lemmings, about to go over the cliff, you don't want to follow lemming opinion!’
  • 35) ‘If you're going to have a birthday party and want to transport a horde of 10-year-olds, borrow the minivan.’
  • 36) ‘Dating back hundreds of years to the times when the Kazakhs were divided into three distinct hordes or large tribes, it has been important to know about your kin groups.’
  • 37) ‘Residents need not fear an invading horde of Iceni warriors, for it is the 16 ft tall statue of Colchester's first lady that is making a comeback.’
  • 38) ‘A barrier of shimmering light appeared, stretching from wall to wall and ceiling to floor just as the horde of evil warriors ran straight into it, letting out cries of rage at a magic they could not get though.’
  • 39) ‘The feudal ownership of land did bring dignity, whereas the modern ownership of movables is reducing us again to a nomadic horde.’
  • 40) ‘She had seen the Grand Conflux, beset by a dark horde of warriors, greater in strength and number than any army that had been raised by mortal hands.’
  • 41) ‘Kourin and Kellan worked their way through the horde of warriors, seeking to join up with Regnor.’
  • 42) ‘But which North Yorkshire clash between the English army and the Viking hordes took place the same year?’
  • 43) ‘When the empire collapsed, hordes of barbarian armies, including the infamous Vandal pirates, invaded Italy throughout the fifth century AD.’
  • 44) ‘The angelic army and the necromancer horde were both spectators in the arena.’
  • 45) ‘It was completely devastated by Turkmen tribes, the hordes of Tamerlane, and the Persian Safavids.’
  • 46) ‘This nomadic horde on horses is supposed to have ‘conquered’ a civilization covering an area of almost 800,000 square kilometers.’
  • 47) ‘The Viking hordes returned to York this weekend as fierce armoured warriors mingled with the city centre crowds.’
  • 48) ‘These abilities can be upgraded as well, providing Kratos with stronger magical attacks, which give him an edge in fighting off the hordes of enemies flocking to Ares' flag of destruction.’
  • 49) ‘Driving his bloodthirsty hordes ever forward, the Dark Lord began scouring every single dimension, leaving no stone unturned.’
  • 50) ‘It was deeply metallic, and somewhat dark; almost like that of the hybrid outcast he had led his horde against over five centuries ago.’
  • 51) ‘In the east and north are the humanoid hordes and the barbarian nomads.’
  • 52) ‘Britain has been invaded by a Saxon horde, and a Roman family, including the Pope's godson Alecto, is directly in the path of the Saxon advance.’
  • 53) ‘He says he has united the Germanic Tribes, and the hordes of Iberia, Italia, and Britannica, in a full wave to conquer all.’
  • 54) ‘We are like hordes of nomads constantly changing places in a feeble attempt to make our work lives better.’
  • 55) ‘There are three primary dialects that correspond to the three historic Kazak hordes.’
  • 56) ‘After 10 years and the labor of over 800,000 soldiers and peasants, China had a wall stretching over 3,000 miles to repel the Mongol hordes.’
  • 57) ‘After the slaying and cannibalising of the primal father, if the horde was to survive, there had to be a prohibition against murder and another against incest.’
  • 58) ‘And without the ties of kinship, we would be nothing more than a disconnected horde.’
  • 59) ‘The criminal deed is the sons' murder of the tribal patriarch who had monopolized the women of the horde.’

Examples

  • 1) German companies, in common with others around the world, have been hoarding cash rather than investing it in productive activities.
  • 2) Death by firing squad to those who hoard food.
  • 3) He had devoted his life to hoarding money.
  • 4) He may not have sat gloating in some gloomy back room over his great hoard of treasures.
  • 5) Those who can are keen to hoard their cash.
  • 6) Yesterday that lending came to a virtual halt as nervous banks hoarded cash.
  • 7) Banks claim regulators are forcing them to hoard money.
  • 8) They can pay for the takeover using cash they have hoarded offshore.
  • 9) Those qualities would be handy now as the banks continue to hoard cash rather than lend it.
  • 10) The credit crunch has encouraged companies to hoard cash and delay investments.
  • 11) This has apparently led to some banks hoarding euros and has squeezed the currency higher.
  • 12) Nor is this an investment for those who wish to hoard cash.
  • 13) Libor rocketed during the credit crunch as banks hoarded cash.
  • 14) That measure was aimed at pushing banks to take the risks of lending the money rather than hoard it.
  • 15) The move was meant to goose the economy back into action by forcing people to stop hoarding what they had.
  • 16) People buy and hoard gold in times of uncertainty, economic and political.
  • 17) As food prices soar people hoard, which raises the prices further.
  • 18) Why hoard your money until the need has passed, only to hand it over in death duties?
  • 19) A coroner will decide if the hoard qualifies as treasure trove.
  • 20) The hazy legal situation has forced vendors to hoard large amounts of cash, making them popular targets for burglars.
  • 21) There's no treasure hoard here.
  • 22) These talks are about freeing up trade in food, just as some nations begin to hoard food in the expectation of shortages.
  • 23) A secret hoard isn't there.
  • 24) I agree with Paul that you have painted a wonderful character fully in the round, and, yes, possibly the wording about the hoard is slightly illogical, but I disagree with him about her giving away the note.
  • 25) "This inclination to hoard is deeply ingrained in me, because in the past, in times of scarcity, you took what you could get," Merkel said, referring to former times under communism when people would stand in line for hours to buy a few bananas or oranges.
  • 26) On the other hand, maybe the cash hoard is stuck oveseas and they have trouble repratriating it without paying significant taxes.
  • 27) The precentage of Riesling in my little hoard is slowly but consistently increasing; Australian, German, Alsace & South American - last month I had an Israeli Riesling!
  • 28) My point, before I again plumb the depths of my word hoard, and layer some plot onto this thing, and make sure I have committed every possible act of cruelty against these characters, is, I'll see you on the other side.
  • 29) Kaylin's understanding of the Dragon term hoard wasn't exact, but time had made clear that it meant 'touch any of my stuff and die horribly'.
  • 30) I think hiding your hoard is worth a post of it's own at a later date.
  • 31) ‘In one endless makeup bag there contained her secret stash, a hoard of makeup, creams, colors and bottles smelling of lavender and rose.’
  • 32) ‘Good memories, mostly, and a hoard of treasures for the inner eye.’
  • 33) ‘The squad put in some fantastic swims, collecting a hoard of medals in the process.’
  • 34) ‘His final explanation for the hoard was that the money came from his wages as a mechanic and panel beater.’
  • 35) ‘‘It is imperative that you stockpile a large hoard of munchable treats,’ she says.’
  • 36) ‘The burglars escaped with a hoard of limited edition bone china, porcelain and pottery collectables leaving behind only muddy footprints.’
  • 37) ‘Luckily for investors, Gateway has a huge hoard of cash, and can continue to lose money for a few years without going bankrupt.’
  • 38) ‘While digging for roots he finds a hoard of gold, which has now no value for him.’
  • 39) ‘A treasure hoard has already landed in Singapore, and more money is on its way.’
  • 40) ‘Many apparently converted their money hoards or business activities to dollars.’
  • 41) ‘Hutchison has said it has a cash hoard of nearly $13 billion.’
  • 42) ‘The Boeing jumbo was insured for $1.75 billion, and the company has a cash hoard of more than $1 billion.’
  • 43) ‘Against the best the country could offer the Carlow participants excelled, bringing back a hoard of medals in several disciplines.’
  • 44) ‘His characters stay in a hotel annexed to the British Museum, so they're absorbed into its hoard of pillaged imperial trophies.’
  • 45) ‘Part of a hoard of family silver which vanished for more than 100 years was yesterday sold at auction for nearly £8,000.’
  • 46) ‘A police raid on a one-bedroom flat turned up a hoard of nearly 2,000 weapons, including guns and ammunition.’
  • 47) ‘A York gardener was caught red-handed with a hoard of stolen statues, gnomes and ornaments, magistrates heard.’
  • 48) ‘At one time there were over 3,000 statues at the site, and an inestimable hoard of gold and jewellery.’
  • 49) ‘High-class Roman artefacts and coin hoards north of the frontier have been interpreted as such diplomatic gifts or subsidies, but they are few in number.’
  • 50) ‘Sober estimates of the numbers of coins in the Wanborough hoard, mostly of Iron Age gold and silver, start at over 9,000.’
  • 51) ‘Last season finds included a hoard of four late bronze age socketed axes and the new art.’
  • 52) ‘Coin hoards have been found in Wales dating to the 9th, 10th, and 11th cents., but the coins were foreign, mainly English, Viking, or Arabic.’
  • 53) ‘Coin hoards are a notable feature of the period, again perhaps indicating instability.’
  • 54) ‘Minted AD 615-30, this is by far the oldest coin in the hoard.’
  • 55) ‘Mike begins listening to long forgotten audiotapes of a therapy session, while Hank discovers a hoard of old-time coins and treasures buried in the wall.’
  • 56) ‘Fortunately, experts have managed to salvage a number of priceless relics, including a huge hoard of Ancient Greek gold in Kerch.’
  • 57) ‘Dating back 2,000 years, they are one of the first examples of Iron Age coin hoards to be seen in Britain.’
  • 58) ‘I also just remembered a dream where, in part of it, we uncovered this hoard of old coins, like it was a pirate treasure or something.’
  • 59) ‘One of the most famous hoards of Roman coins is the Arras hoard.’
  • 60) ‘At least the frugal Germans and their coin hoards will bring some joy to archaeologists in the fourth millennium.’
  • 61) ‘This medallion was part of a hoard found in an ancient shipwreck outside the coast of Corsica early in the 1970s.’
  • 62) ‘He said: ‘Almost certainly, this was a group of coins buried as a hoard.’’
  • 63) ‘The previously illegible texts are among a hoard of papyrus manuscripts.’
  • 64) ‘The high quality of the pottery, along with hoards of gold and silver found at Indus Valley sites, suggest great accumulation of wealth.’
  • 65) ‘An important hoard of gold torcs, bronze bracelets and amber beads was found at Dooyork, Co. Mayo, in November 2001.’
  • 66) ‘The talks ranged from the ‘History of the Rabbit’ to the discovery of the Silsden hoard of silver coins.’
  • 67) ‘All day he had been devotedly guarding the naive angel, like an ancient dragon watching over a secret hoard of jewels and golden trinkets.’
  • 68) ‘A slave had come to the entrance of the dragon's lair, saw a hoard of treasure and gold, and fled with a jewel-studded golden cup.’
  • 69) ‘If we mined the other inquisition records for further nuggets, we might amass a useful hoard of such information.’
  • 70) ‘Even so, he wrote no books and produced only a few papers and lectures, though he amassed an enormous hoard of notes.’
  • 71) ‘It works similar to a 401, which lets you hoard money before taxes for the future.’
  • 72) ‘She is not a type of person who hoards her money in the bank for her own sake.’
  • 73) ‘We are working with schools to make sure balances are used - so they are not just hoarding money.’
  • 74) ‘But the way I see it is that I might not make it to 60, and if I don't I wouldn't want to be hoarding money, instead of enjoying myself.’
  • 75) ‘He's spent the past two years hoarding money and watching everything that moves in Europe's utility sector.’
  • 76) ‘Those on the receiving end have hoarded their money and nurtured their resentment.’
  • 77) ‘But how many paid any attention when companies started hoarding money on insecure infrastructures?’
  • 78) ‘Museum information has a history of being hoarded if not outright hidden in curatorial files.’
  • 79) ‘Of course you should be vigilant with your finances and budget carefully but hoarding money is not the answer.’
  • 80) ‘But he grew up poor, and had something with hoarding his money.’
  • 81) ‘No team is hoarding money for Fortson, so his only hope of getting a decent check is for a sign-and-made deal.’
  • 82) ‘When Roderigo discovers that Iago has been hoarding his money he screams at Iago and threatens him.’
  • 83) ‘To what purposes can the managements of our publicly traded corporations be hoarding money?’
  • 84) ‘When people and businesses hoard their money, growth slows.’
  • 85) ‘This is even truer where wealth is hoarded at the top, as is typical of these Gulf states.’
  • 86) ‘As silver rose in value it was hoarded, both by private individuals and by government offices.’
  • 87) ‘Pieces that could fetch higher prices would more likely be hoarded to compensate the added cost of being caught.’
  • 88) ‘Neither do they tend to be hoarded by pensioners and drug dealers in the way bank notes are.’
  • 89) ‘Hence, gold began to replace silver in circulation, causing the latter to be hoarded or exported.’
  • 90) ‘Potential must be realized, energy must be utilized, wealth must not be hoarded.’
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