Associations to the word «Conserve»


CONSERVE, noun. Wilderness where human development is prohibited.
CONSERVE, noun. A jam or thick syrup made from fruit.
CONSERVE, noun. (obsolete) A medicinal confection made of freshly gathered vegetable substances mixed with finely powdered refined sugar.
CONSERVE, noun. (obsolete) A conservatory.
CONSERVE, verb. (transitive) To save for later use, sometimes by the use of a preservative.
CONSERVE, verb. (transitive) To protect an environment.
CONSERVE, verb. (physics) (chemistry) (intransitive) To remain unchanged during a process

Dictionary definition

CONSERVE, noun. Fruit preserved by cooking with sugar.
CONSERVE, verb. Keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary change; "Energy is conserved in this process".
CONSERVE, 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 ancient manuscripts".
CONSERVE, verb. Use cautiously and frugally; "I try to economize my spare time"; "conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit".
CONSERVE, verb. Preserve with sugar; "Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley