What does Conservation mean?

Definitions for Conservationˌkɒn sərˈveɪ ʃən

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conservation, preservation(noun)

    an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change

  2. conservation(noun)

    the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources

  3. conservation(noun)

    (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations


  1. conservation(Noun)

    The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.

  2. conservation(Noun)

    A wise use of natural resources.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conservation(noun)

    the act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation

  2. Origin: [L. conservatio: cf. F. conservation.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3711

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Nouns Frequency: #1554

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Adjectives Frequency: #802


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conservation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conservation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nancy Newhall:

    Conservation is humanity caring for the future.

  2. Edward J. Laurent:

    Explicitly connecting how people describe the natural world in different ways is a top conservation priority.

  3. John Kasaona:

    It was a very awkward situation, the colonial government's department of conservation started opening up pots in the local communities to see what was in those pots.

  4. Buckingham Palace:

    The Duke will also undertake engagements in Beijing and elsewhere to promote UK-China relations, people-to-people links, and in support of his work to combat the illegal wildlife trade and support wildlife conservation.

  5. Solomon Short:

    Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed

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Translations for Conservation

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • صيانةArabic
  • опазване, консервация, съхраняванеBulgarian
  • konzervace, zachováníCzech
  • bevaringDanish
  • Bewahrung, Konservierung, Schutz, ErhaltungGerman
  • konservadoEsperanto
  • conservaciónSpanish
  • luonnonsuojelu, ympäristönsuojelu, säilyttäminen, säilytys, suojeluFinnish
  • défense, préservationFrench
  • שימורHebrew
  • 保存, 保護, 節約Japanese
  • conservationem,Latin
  • ການອະນຸລັກLao
  • natuurbescherming, conserveren, bewarenDutch
  • conservaçãoPortuguese
  • conservareRomanian
  • охрана, сохранение, консервация, защитаRussian
  • bevarandeSwedish

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