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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  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. Mike Quigley:

    I think this committee would like to know if in those communications, the White House had expressed their desire to you or anybody else at Treasury what their views (are) or how you should act on this matter, so if you would pass that on, it would be greatly appreciated.

  2. Steven Mnuchin:

    There was no need for me to call The Treasury secretary to reassure The Treasury secretary, treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin understands that the Fed is independent.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    This Executive Order authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, to impose sanctions on individuals or entities that engage in malicious cyber-enabled activities that create a significant threat to the national security, foreign policy, or economic health or financial stability of the United States.

  4. Joel Kan:

    Investors are contemplating the risks of the recent resurgence of Covid-19 cases to the labor market and economy, and Treasury rates and mortgage rates are moving lower as a result, the weakening in activity is potentially a signal that pent-up demand is starting to wane and that low housing supply is limiting prospective buyers' options.

  5. Vincenzo Longo:

    The group holds more than 100 billion euros in Italian government bonds and the treasury will remain the top shareholder, so buying into it meant placing a bet on the country.

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