Definitions for conservekənˈsɜrv; ˈkɒn sɜrv, kənˈsɜrv

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  1. conserve, preserve, conserves, preserves(verb)

    fruit preserved by cooking with sugar

  2. conserve(verb)

    keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary change

    "Energy is conserved in this process"

  3. conserve, preserve, maintain, keep up(verb)

    keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction

    "We preserve these archeological findings"; "The old lady could not keep up the building"; "children must be taught to conserve our national heritage"; "The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts"

  4. conserve, husband, economize, economise(verb)

    use cautiously and frugally

    "I try to economize my spare time"; "conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit"

  5. conserve(verb)

    preserve with sugar

    "Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard"

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  1. conserve(Noun)

    Wilderness where human development is prohibited.

  2. conserve(Noun)

    A jam or thick syrup made from fruit.

  3. conserve(Verb)

    To save for later use.

  4. conserve(Verb)

    To protect an environment.

  5. Origin: From conserver, from conservare, from com- (intensive prefix) + servo. See also observe.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Conserve(verb)

    to keep in a safe or sound state; to save; to preserve; to protect

  2. Conserve(verb)

    to prepare with sugar, etc., for the purpose of preservation, as fruits, etc.; to make a conserve of

  3. Conserve(noun)

    anything which is conserved; especially, a sweetmeat prepared with sugar; a confection

  4. Conserve(noun)

    a medicinal confection made of freshly gathered vegetable substances mixed with finely powdered refined sugar. See Confection

  5. Conserve(noun)

    a conservatory

  6. Origin: [F. conserver, L. conservare; con- + servare to keep, guard. See Serve.]

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  1. Conserve

    Conserve is a non-governmental organization (NGO) launched in India in 1998 by husband and wife Shalabh and Anita Ahuja.

Anagrams of conserve »

  1. coveners

  2. converse

Translations for conserve

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • консервирам, запазвам, защитавам, опазвамBulgarian
  • konserviEsperanto
  • parque nacional, reservar, conservarSpanish
  • säilöä, säilykeFinnish
  • conserverFrench
  • संरक्षणHindi
  • conservareItalian
  • 節約, 保存するJapanese
  • защитить, сохранять, сохранить, охранять, защищать, охранитьRussian
  • bevaraSwedish
  • ifadhiSwahili

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