HyperDic: preserve

English > 9 senses of the word preserve:
VERBstativepreserve, continue, uphold, carry on, bear onkeep or maintain in unaltered condition
possessionpreserve, conserve, maintain, keep upkeep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
possessionpreserve, saveto keep up and reserve for personal or special use
changepreserve, keepprevent (food) from rotting
stativepreserve, keepmaintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
stativepreservekeep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing / fishing
NOUNstatepreservea domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
locationpreservea reservation where animals are protected
foodpreserve, conserve, conserves, preservesfruit preserved by cooking with sugar
preserve > pronunciation
Soundsprahzer'v; prihzer'v; priyzer'v
Rhymesconserve ... verve: 12 rhymes with erv...
English > preserve: 9 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone.
Example"medicine is no longer a male preserve"
Broadersphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arenaA particular environment or walk of life
Verbspreserveto keep up and reserve for personal or special use
English > preserve: 9 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA reservation where animals are protected.
Narrowershooting preserveA preserve on which hunting is permitted during certain months of the year
Broaderreservation, reserveA district that is reserved for particular purpose
Verbspreservemaintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
English > preserve: 9 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningfruit preserved by cooking with sugar.
Synonymsconserve, conserves, preserves
Narrowerapple butterThick dark spicy puree of apples
chowchowA Chinese preserve of mixed fruits and ginger
jampreserve of crushed fruit
jellyA preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit
lemon curd, lemon cheeseA conserve with a thick consistency
marmaladeA preserve made of the pulp and rind of citrus fruits
Broaderconfiturepreserved or candied fruit
Spanishconserva, conservas
Catalanconserva, conserves
Verbspreserveprevent (food) from rotting
English > preserve: 9 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningKeep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last / last.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"preserve the peace in the family"
Synonymscontinue, uphold, carry on, bear on
Narrowermummifypreserve while making lifeless
perpetuateCause to continue or prevail
persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold onBe persistent, refuse to stop
prolong, sustain, keep uplengthen or extend in duration or space
resume, restart, re-starttake up or begin anew
Broaderkeep, maintain, holdKeep in a certain state, position, or activity
Oppositediscontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay offput an end to a state or an activity
Similar tocontinue, go on, proceed, go along, keepContinue a certain state, condition, or activity
proceed, go forward, continueMove ahead
Spanishcontinuar, mantener, persistir, preservar, seguir, sustentar
Catalancontinuar, persistir, seguir
Nounspreservationthe condition of being (well or ill) preserved
English > preserve: 9 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningKeep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We preserve these archeological findings"
Synonymsconserve, maintain, keep up
Narrowerembalmpreserve a dead body
hold the linehold the line on prices
plastinatepreserve (tissue) with plastics, as for teaching and research purposes
Broaderkeeplook after
Spanishconservar, llevar, mantener, preservar
Catalanconservar, preservar
Adjectivespreservativetending or having the power to preserve
Nounspreservationthe activity of protecting something from loss or danger
English > preserve: 9 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningTo keep up and reserve for personal or special use.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue preserve the movie
Synonymsave
Entailed byreclaim, recoverreuse (materials from waste products)
Narrowerconserve, husband, economize, economiseUse cautiously and frugally
record, enter, put downmake a record of
Broaderkeep, hold onRetain possession of
Spanishahorrar, conservar, preservar, resguardar
Catalanconservar, preservar, resguardar
Nounspreservea domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
English > preserve: 9 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningprevent (food) from rotting.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs preserve the vegetables
Example"preserved meats"
Synonymkeep
Narrowercan, tin, put uppreserve in a can or tin / tin
conservepreserve with sugar
cornpreserve with salt
curePrepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve
dehydrate, desiccatepreserve by removing all water and liquids / liquids from
freeze-drypreserve by rapid freezing and subsequently drying in a vacuum
picklepreserve in a pickling liquid / liquid
refrigeratepreserve by chilling
saltpreserve with salt
Broadercook, fix, ready, make, preparePrepare for eating by applying heat
Similar tokeep, stay freshfail to spoil or rot
Spanishconservar, preservar
Catalanconservar, preservar
Adjectivespreservativetending or having the power to preserve
Nounspreservefruit preserved by cooking with sugar
preservera cook who preserves fruits or meat
English > preserve: 9 senses > verb 5, stative
MeaningMaintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymkeep
Broaderprotectshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage / damage
Similar tokeeplook after
Spanishconservar, preservar
Catalanconservar, preservar
Nounspreservationthe activity of protecting something from loss or danger
preservea reservation where animals are protected
preserversomeone who keeps safe from harm or danger
English > preserve: 9 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningKeep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing / fishing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"preserve the forest and the lakes"
Broaderkeep, maintain, holdKeep in a certain state, position, or activity

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