conserve

[con┬Ěserve]

To conserve is to save or protect something, like money, or your energy on a long run. People are also encouraged to conserve energy by turning off lights and not cranking the air conditioner.

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

Noun
fruit preserved by cooking with sugar

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

Verb
use cautiously and frugally; "I try to economize my spare time"; "conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit"

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 an

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

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v. t.
To keep in a safe or sound state; to save; to preserve; to protect.

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

n.
Anything which is conserved; especially, a sweetmeat prepared with sugar; a confection.

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

n.
A conservatory.


Conserve

Con*serve" , v. t. [imp. & p.p. Conserved ; p.pr. & vb.n. Conserving.] [F. conserver, L. conservare; con- + servare to keep, guard. See Serve.] 1. To keep in a safe or sound state; to save; to preserve; to protect.
The amity which . . . they meant to conserve and maintain with the emperor.
2. To prepare with sugar, etc., for the purpose of preservation, as fruits, etc.; to make a conserve of.

Conserve

Con"serve , n. [F. conserve, fr. conserver.] 1. Anything which is conserved; especially, a sweetmeat prepared with sugar; a confection.
I shall . . . study broths, plasters, and conserves, till from a fine lady I become a notable woman.
2. (Med.) A medicinal confection made of freshly gathered vegetable substances mixed with finely powdered refined sugar. See Confection. 3. A conservatory. [Obs.] Evelyn.

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

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

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Usage Examples

Use your lives wisely, my friends, and conserve these precious freedoms for future generations.

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Other Usage Examples

To me, to be a conservative means to conserve the good parts of America and to conserve our Constitution.

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