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

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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. Bill Gross:

    A 30-year Treasury at 2.5 percent can wipe out your annual income in one day with a 10 basis point increase.

  2. Richard Neal:

    Treasury Department has decided not to allow the IRS to comply with Chairman Neal request by the April 10 deadline. I will consult with counsel and determine the appropriate response to the commissioner in the coming days.

  3. Justin Lederer:

    There's a risk-off tone in the market, we're watching oil and stocks and with oil going down, we're looking at low inflation that aids the long end of the Treasury curve.

  4. Steven Mnuchin:

    I'm not going to comment on it because, as I've said, it's not going to be my decision, it's going to be a Treasury secretary's decision in the future.

  5. 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.

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