Associations to the word «Preserve»

Wiktionary

PRESERVE, noun. A sweet spread made of any of a variety of berries.
PRESERVE, noun. A reservation, a nature preserve.
PRESERVE, noun. An activity with restricted access.
PRESERVE, verb. To protect; to keep from harm or injury.
PRESERVE, verb. To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as as sugar or salt; to season and prepare (fruits, meat, etc.) for storage.
PRESERVE, verb. To maintain throughout; to keep intact.

Dictionary definition

PRESERVE, noun. A domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone; "medicine is no longer a male preserve".
PRESERVE, noun. A reservation where animals are protected.
PRESERVE, noun. Fruit preserved by cooking with sugar.
PRESERVE, verb. Keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions".
PRESERVE, 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".
PRESERVE, verb. To keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer".
PRESERVE, verb. Prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh".
PRESERVE, verb. Maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you".
PRESERVE, verb. Keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing; "preserve the forest and the lakes".

Wise words

The words of truth are simple.
Aeschylus