Associations to the word «Conservative»

Wiktionary

CONSERVATIVE, noun. A person who favors maintenance of the status quo.
CONSERVATIVE, noun. (US) (economics) A fiscal conservative
CONSERVATIVE, noun. (US) (politics) A political conservative
CONSERVATIVE, noun. (US) (social sciences) A social conservative.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. Cautious.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. Tending to resist change or innovation.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. Based on pessimistic assumptions.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. (US) (economics) (politics) (social sciences) Supporting some combination of fiscal, political or social conservatism.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. (US) (politics) Relating to the Republican Party, regardless of its conservatism.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. (British) (politics) Relating to the Conservative Party.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. (physics) (not comparable) Neither creating nor destroying a given quantity.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. Having power to preserve in a safe or entire state, or from loss, waste, or injury; preservative.
CONSERVATIVE, noun. (politics) A member of a political party incorporating the word "Conservative" in its name.
CONSERVATIVE, noun. (British) (politics) A member of the Conservative party.
CONSERVATIVE, noun. (Canada) (politics) A member or supporter of the Conservative Party of Canada, or its predecessors, or provincial equivalents, or their predecessors
CONSERVATIVE EXTENSION, noun. (mathematics) (logic) An extension of a logical theory such that every theorem expressible in the original theory is also derivable within the original theory.
CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM, proper noun. A moderate stream of Judaism centered in North America that maintains Jewish tradition and law within the context of an evolving world and society.
CONSERVATIVE MODEL, noun. (genetics) A model of DNA replication that leaves intact the original DNA molecule
CONSERVATIVE PARTY, proper noun. (politics) Conservative Party
CONSERVATIVE PARTY, proper noun. (British) A political organisation that is said to be closely affiliated with the Church of England.
CONSERVATIVE PARTY, proper noun. (British) Any of a number of political parties of various nationalities, often opposed to labour parties.
CONSERVATIVE PARTY, proper noun. (politics) Conservative party
CONSERVATIVE PARTY, proper noun. (Canada) (politics) Diminutive of Progressive Conservative Party
CONSERVATIVE PARTY, proper noun. (Canada) (politics) Diminutive of Conservative Party of Canada
CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT, noun. (medicine) A treatment, that doesn't include any operation or intervention.

Dictionary definition

CONSERVATIVE, noun. A person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas.
CONSERVATIVE, noun. A member of a Conservative Party.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. Resistant to change.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. Having social or political views favoring conservatism.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. Avoiding excess; "a conservative estimate".
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. Unimaginatively conventional; "a colorful character in the buttoned-down, dull-grey world of business"- Newsweek.
CONSERVATIVE, adjective. Conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality".

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