Another word for preserve
can, conserve, process, save, put up, put down, souse, store, cure, bottle, do up, season, salt, pickle, put in brine, put in vinegar, pot, tin, dry, sun-dry, smoke, corn, dry-cure, smoke-cure, freeze, quick freeze, keep up, cold-pack, refrigerate, dehydrate, seal up, kipper, marinate, evaporate, embalm, mummify, mothball, fill.
Antonyms waste*, allow to spoil, let spoil.
Another word for preserveverb
To protect (an asset) from loss or destruction:conserve, husband, save. See keep
To keep safe from danger, attack, or harm:defend, guard, protect, safeguard, secure, shield, ward. (Archaic) fend. See attack
To keep in a condition of good repair, efficiency, or use:keep up, maintain, sustain. See keep
To prepare (food) for storage and future use:can, conserve, put up. See keep