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. Tyler Sniff:

    This is good news for whale conservation worldwide.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    You can be a conservative and believe in conservation.

  4. Stuart Pimm:

    It totally ignores the very practical realities of what conservation is about.

  5. Siti Nurbaya:

    (Economic) development will grow significantly, but also we'll do better at conservation.

Images & Illustrations of Conservation

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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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