Synonyms for preserve
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To protect; to keep; to maintain the condition of.
Orbiting Earth in the spaceship, I saw how beautiful our planet is. People, let us preserve and increase this beauty, not destroy it - Yuri Gagarin (the first man in space)
a nature preserve
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Keep, signifying generally to have and retain in possession, is the terse, strong Saxon term for many acts which are more exactly discriminated by other words. We keep, observe, or celebrate a festival; we keep or hold a prisoner in custody; we keep or preserve silence, keep the peace, preserve order — preserve being the more formal word; we keep or maintain a horse, a servant, etc.; a man supports his family; we keep or obey a commandment; keep or fulfil a promise. In the expressions to keep a secret, keep one's own counsel, keep faith, or keep the faith, such words as preserve or maintain could not be substituted without loss. A person keeps a shop or store, conducts or carries on a business; he keeps or carries a certain line of goods; we may keep or restrain one from folly, crime, or violence; we keep from or refrain from evil, ourselves. Keep in the sense of guard or defend implies that the defense is effectual. Compare CELEBRATE; RESTRAIN.
Keep in hand, in mind, in or within the house; from evil; out of mischief; keep to the subject; keep for a person, an occasion, etc.
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a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
"medicine is no longer a male preserve"
a reservation where animals are protected
conserve, preserve, conserves, preservesverb
fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserveverb
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"
touch, stay on, retain, conserve, act up, pertain, come to, remain, continue, concern, impact, persist in, go forward, refer, extend, deal, uphold, keep, proceed, keep up, go along, affect, go on, save, relate, touch on, push, bear on, stay, conduct, bear upon, keep on, cover, have-to doe with, maintain, carry on
conserve, preserve, maintain, keep upverb
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"
follow, asseverate, carry on, keep, conserve, economise, observe, economize, hold, husband, sustain, defend, assert, wield, uphold, maintain, keep up, keep abreast, exert, bear on, continue, save, prolong
to keep up and reserve for personal or special use
"She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
save up, relieve, keep up, deliver, carry on, bring through, keep, spare, redeem, save, economize, economise, salve, salvage, carry through, uphold, pull through, lay aside, write, make unnecessary, maintain, hold open, conserve, continue, keep open, bear on
prevent (food) from rotting
"preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"
go along, keep on, celebrate, hold open, stay fresh, go on, carry on, keep, conserve, hold back, hold, hold on, prevent, keep up, retain, keep open, uphold, keep back, proceed, maintain, restrain, observe, bear on, sustain, continue, save
maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
"May God keep you"
go along, keep on, go on, carry on, uphold, restrain, hold back, observe, keep, save, hold, hold on, prevent, keep up, conserve, retain, bear on, keep back, sustain, maintain, keep open, celebrate, hold open, proceed, continue, stay fresh
keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing
"preserve the forest and the lakes"
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How to use preserve in a sentence?
Through this administration's rule, such treasured lands will now allow sport hunters to lure bears with greased donut bait piles to kill them, or crawl into hibernating bear dens to shoot bears and cubs, shooting hibernating mama and baby bears is not the conservation legacy that our national parks are meant to preserve and no way to treat or manage park wildlife.
They are trying, with their barbarism and arrogance, to destroy the inheritance of humanity, the inheritance of Iraqi people and their civilization, [the] same way they destroyed humans, i want to send clear message from here in Baghdad, that we will preserve this human civilization and its inheritance, and we will pursue those who are trying to destroy it.
He thinks he's one of the only guys in the movement that seems to authentically wants to preserve the market, authentically preserve the way of life that allows people to move from bricking walls to being a billionaire.
When I took the oath to preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the United States, there is nothing in that oath about my reputation.
I was and still am a redemption project for Iraq and the people of Iraq. The missiles of treachery will not discourage the believers and will shake a hair of the stability and determination of our heroic security forces to preserve people's security, achieve justice and set the law in place.
Translations for preserve
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- الحفاظ علىArabic
- preservarCatalan, Valencian
- uchovávat, uchovat, chránitCzech
- aufrechterhalten, erhalten, bewahrenGerman
- marmeladi, säilöä, taltioida, säilyttääFinnish
- dìon, saillScottish Gaelic
- की रक्षाHindi
- konsèveHaitian Creole
- អភិរក្ស, រក្សា, គាំពារKhmer
- beschermen, in stand houden, bewarenDutch
- întreține, protejaRomanian
- охрани́ть, защити́ть, сохрани́ть, охраня́ть, оберега́ть, сохраня́ть, защища́ть, запове́дник, обере́чь, варе́ньеRussian
- zabran, zagrad, slatko, branjevinaSerbo-Croatian
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