What does Treasury mean?

Definitions for Treasury
ˈtrɛʒ ə riTrea·su·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Treasury.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. treasury, exchequernoun

    the funds of a government or institution or individual

  2. treasurynoun

    the government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues

  3. Treasury, Treasury obligationsnoun

    negotiable debt obligations of the United States government which guarantees that interest and principal payments will be paid on time

  4. Treasury, First Lord of the Treasurynoun

    the British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy

  5. Department of the Treasury, Treasury Department, Treasury, United States Treasurynoun

    the federal department that collects revenue and administers federal finances; the Treasury Department was created in 1789

  6. treasurynoun

    a depository (a room or building) where wealth and precious objects can be kept safely


  1. treasurynoun

    a place where treasure is stored safely

  2. treasurynoun

    a place where state or royal money and valuables are stored

  3. treasurynoun

    a collection or artistic or literary works

  4. Treasurynoun

    a government department responsible for the collection, management, and expenditure of the public revenue

Webster Dictionary

  1. Treasurynoun

    a place or building in which stores of wealth are deposited; especially, a place where public revenues are deposited and kept, and where money is disbursed to defray the expenses of government; hence, also, the place of deposit and disbursement of any collected funds

  2. Treasurynoun

    that department of a government which has charge of the finances

  3. Treasurynoun

    a repository of abundance; a storehouse

  4. Treasurynoun

    hence, a book or work containing much valuable knowledge, wisdom, wit, or the like; a thesaurus; as, " Maunder's Treasury of Botany."

  5. Treasurynoun

    a treasure


  1. Treasury

    A treasury is either ⁕A government department related to finance and taxation. ⁕A place where currency or precious items is/are kept. The head of a treasury is typically known as a treasurer. This position may not necessarily have the final control over the actions of the treasury, particularly if they are not an elected representative. The adjective for a treasury is normally "treasurial". The adjective "tresorial" can also be used, but this normally means pertaining to a treasurer.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Treasury' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3634

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Treasury' in Nouns Frequency: #1502

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Treasury in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Treasury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Treasury in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    Nobody can take advantage of our farmers. We have a lot of money we've taken in from China, we're going to be distributing that money from Sonny( Perdue) to the farmers, and there's tremendous money, over and above that, that money was paid directly into the Treasury of the United States. This has never happened to China before. They never gave us 10 cents. Now they're paying us billions of dollars and we appreciate it.

  2. Rob Toomey:

    If there were to be some kind of failure to pay Treasury securities, we honestly don’t know what would happen, certainly, you can expect significant volatility were this to occur, and the market needs to be prepared for that.

  3. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    The risk-reward set-up was favorable, the 30-year Treasury went to a new high yield and no other part of the curve did. This was exactly the opposite of what happened at the low in yields in January.

  4. Craig Elder:

    Inflation is moving higher than people expected so Treasury yields are too low, and spreads have now widened out in corporate bonds so you're getting more yield.

  5. Tai Wong:

    Gold is likely to hold in the new range of $1,760-$1,810 until we get another clear market driver. We may need to wait for the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) and see if there’s a change in tone as well as how the next round of Treasury auctions go, but overall bonds feel in demand.

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