4. dangerous, fraught with danger, perilous, Archaic. parlous; hazardous, risky, riskful, chancy, dicey, Sl. hairy; open, exposed, vulnerable, assailable, defenseless; threatening, dire, menacing, ominous, alarming, minacious.
treachery, n. treason, betrayal, violation of faith; treasonableness, traitorousness, bad faith, disloyalty, unloyalty, perfidy, perfidiousness, faithlessness, unfaithfulness, recreance, recreancy; infidelity, Sl. two-timing, cheating, double-dealing, falseness, hypocrisy, dissimulation; deceitfulness, deceit, guile, guilefulness, duplicity, deception; fraud, chicanery, trickery, foul play; Inf double cross, Judas kiss, stab in the back.
tread, v. 1. step, walk, hoof it, ambulate, stump; tramp, trudge, march, plod, plow, mush, shuffle; pace, stride, strut; perambulate, stroll, trek.
2. trample, tramp on or upon, stamp, stomp, step on, squash, crush, Dial, squish.
3. oppress, violate, do violence to, hurt; infringe on, trench on or upon; run over, ride over, ride roughshod over; domineer, bully, hector, intimidate, browbeat; subjugate, master, conquer.
4. tread on [s.o.'s] toes offend, affront, insult; step on the toes of, Inf put [s.o.] off, displease, pique, Inf. miff, disgruntle; vex, annoy, incense, exasperate, distress; irk, rankle, roil, Chiefly U.S. rile, rattle, ruffle. -n. 5. step, footstep, footfall, walk; plodding, stamping, stomp, stomping, trampling.
treason, n. high treason, betrayal, treachery, Inf. double cross, Judas kiss, stab in the back; sedition, subversion, undermining, corruption; mutiny, insubordination; insurrection, rebellion, revolt, revolution, insurgence, insurgency, uprising, outbreak, riot, anarchy. See - treachery.
treasonable, adj. 1. treasonous, seditious, subversive, insurrectionary. See - traitorous (def. 2).
2. traitorous, perfidious, disloyal, treacherous. See - traitorous (def 1).
treasure, n. 1. riches, wealth, fortune; savings, hoardings, hoard, store, stock, reserve, cache; capital, assets, funds, means, resources, wherewithal; nest egg, Sl. cushion, Sl. tidy bundle; bullion, gold, silver, precious gems; money, cash, Sl. dough, Sl. bread, Sl. moolah, Sl. spondulicks, Sl. loot, Sl. gravy, U.S. Sl. bucks, U.S. Sl. big bucks, Sl. wampum, Sl. mazuma, Sl. simoleons, Sl. shekels.
2. prize, pride, pride and joy; gem, jewel; Inf. find, Inf. catch.
-v. 3. keep in memory, bear in mind, retain in the mind, hold in the thoughts, cherish the memory of, keep up the memory of, keep the memory alive, keep fresh in the mind.
4. prize, value, esteem, cherish, hold dear, set a high value on, rate highly, value highly, make much of; revere, reverence, set great store by, attach importance to, regard, think of as special; like, love, care for, adore, consider precious.
5. hoard, store up, stock up, lay by, lay up, lay in; cache, squirrel away, load up, stow away, Inf. stash away, reserve, set aside, reposit, husband; save, save up, bank; accumulate, collect, heap up, pile up.
treasurer, n. bursar, purser, controller, holder or keeper of the purse strings, receiver of moneys, Rom. Hist, quaestor, cash-keeper; cashier, teller; banker, financier; depositary; minister of finance, (in Britain) Chancellor of the Exchequer.
treasury, n. 1. exchequer, fisc, Eccles. bursary; depository, thesaurus, chache, vault, repository, receptacle, arsenal.