What does Treasury mean?

Definitions for Treasury
ˈtrɛʒ ə riTrea·sury

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. treasury, exchequer(noun)

    the funds of a government or institution or individual

  2. treasury(noun)

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

  3. Treasury, Treasury obligations(noun)

    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 Treasury(noun)

    the British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy

  5. Department of the Treasury, Treasury Department, Treasury, United States Treasury(noun)

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

  6. treasury(noun)

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


  1. treasury(Noun)

    a place where treasure is stored safely

  2. treasury(Noun)

    a place where state or royal money and valuables are stored

  3. treasury(Noun)

    a collection or artistic or literary works

  4. Treasury(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Treasury(noun)

    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. Treasury(noun)

    that department of a government which has charge of the finances

  3. Treasury(noun)

    a repository of abundance; a storehouse

  4. Treasury(noun)

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

  5. Treasury(noun)

    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

How to pronounce Treasury?

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How to say Treasury in sign language?

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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. Mark Dubowitz:

    I would expect we would see more, the conventional wisdom out there that we've pretty much exhausted all the sanctions we can impose on Iran is completely false. There are many, many more things that can be done and there are many more actions in Treasury's pipeline. ... We may be at seven on the sanctions dial and maximum pressure requires an 11.

  2. Ancient Egyptian:

    God created two noses: one smells loyalty and the other smells treasury and the mind between them to judge.

  3. Samuel Greaves:

    These folks are on the sanctions list, and if the Department of the Treasury comes back and says there's a problem with that relationship, then we have to work with the Congress and others to determine a way ahead.

  4. Joseph Otting:

    I was in constant communication with the Treasury Department ethics department through this entire process, no one had ever at any point in time told me that it was improper or illegal.

  5. Luca Domina:

    The treasury held its nerve and proved successful.

Images & Illustrations of Treasury

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