Definition of CONSERVE


Source: WordNet 3.1


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary change; "Energy is conserved in this process" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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. (

    ) preserve with sugar; "Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard" ;

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