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    preserve - Dictionary definition and meaning for word preserve

    Definition
    (noun) a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
    Example Sentence
    • medicine is no longer a male preserve
    Definition
    (noun) a reservation where animals are protected Definition
    (noun) fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
    Synonyms : conserve , conserves , preserves
    Definition
    (verb) keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
    Synonyms : bear on , carry on , continue , uphold
    Example Sentence
    • preserve the peace in the family
    • continue the family tradition
    • Carry on the old traditions
    Definition
    (verb) keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
    Synonyms : conserve , keep up , maintain
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) to keep up and reserve for personal or special use
    Synonyms : save
    Example Sentence
    • She saved the old family photographs in a drawer
    Definition
    (verb) prevent (food) from rotting
    Synonyms : keep
    Example Sentence
    • preserved meats
    • keep potatoes fresh
    Definition
    (verb) maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
    Synonyms : keep
    Example Sentence
    • May God keep you
    Definition
    (verb) keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing
    Example Sentence
    • preserve the forest and the lakes
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