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Another word for preserve

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Verb
  1. To protect (an asset) from loss or destruction

      1. To rescue from harm, danger, or loss:
      2. To prevent from dying:
      3. To set free from the consequences of sin; redeem:
      1. A man joined to another person in marriage; a male spouse.
      2. A manager or steward, as of a household.
      3. A prudent, thrifty manager.
      1. To protect from loss or harm; preserve:
      2. To use carefully or sparingly, avoiding waste:
      3. To keep (a quantity) constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary changes.
    See also:

    keep

  2. To keep safe from danger, attack, or harm

      1. To ward off. Often used with off:
      2. To defend.
      3. To make an effort to resist:
      1. A room in a hospital usually holding six or more patients.
      2. A division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients:
      3. A division of a city or town, especially an electoral district, for administrative and representative purposes.
      1. A broad piece of armor made of rigid material and strapped to the arm or carried in the hand for protection against hurled or thrusted weapons.
      2. A person or thing that provides protection.
      3. A steel sheet attached to an artillery piece to protect gunners from small-arms fire and shrapnel.
      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. A precautionary measure:
      2. A mechanical device designed to prevent accidents or injury.
      3. A protective stipulation, as in a contract.
      1. To keep from being damaged, attacked, stolen, or injured; guard.
      2. To keep from being subjected to difficulty or unpleasantness:
      3. To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
      1. To watch over (a place or person, for example) in order to keep from being damaged, robbed, or injured:
      2. To supervise the entry and exit through; keep watch at:
      3. To watch over so as to prevent escape or violence:
      1. To make or keep safe from danger, attack, or harm:
      2. To engage in or be prepared to engage in battle to prevent (a population or area, for example) from being captured or occupied by an enemy.
      3. To attempt to prevent the opposition from scoring while playing in or near (a goal or area of a field, for example).
    See also:

    attack

  3. To keep in a condition of good repair, efficiency, or use

    See also:

    keep

  4. To prepare (food) for storage and future use

      1. Planned or prearranged secretly:
      1. To protect from loss or harm; preserve:
      2. To use carefully or sparingly, avoiding waste:
      3. To keep (a quantity) constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary changes.
      1. Used to indicate physical or mental ability:
      2. Used to indicate possession of a specified power, right, or privilege:
      3. Used to indicate possession of a specified capability or skill:
    See also:

    keep

Noun
  1. Public land kept for a special purpose

    See also:

    territory

Another word for preserve

Verb
  1. To guard

      1. To rescue from harm, danger, or loss:
      2. To prevent from dying:
      3. To set free from the consequences of sin; redeem:
      1. A broad piece of armor made of rigid material and strapped to the arm or carried in the hand for protection against hurled or thrusted weapons.
      2. A person or thing that provides protection.
      3. A steel sheet attached to an artillery piece to protect gunners from small-arms fire and shrapnel.
      1. To keep from being damaged, attacked, stolen, or injured; guard.
      2. To keep from being subjected to difficulty or unpleasantness:
      3. To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
    See also:

    defend

  2. To maintain

    See also:

    maintain

  3. To keep

      1. To put something into (a container, for example) to capacity or to a desired level:
      2. To supply or provide to the fullest extent:
      3. To build up the level of (low-lying land) with material such as earth or gravel.
      1. A marble-sized ball, originally of camphor but now of naphthalene, stored with clothes to repel moths.
      2. A condition of long storage for possible future use:
      3. A condition of being set aside or discarded:
      1. To make into a mummy by embalming and drying.
      2. To cause to shrivel and dry up.
      3. To shrivel or dry up like a mummy.
      1. To treat (a corpse) with preservatives in order to prevent decay.
      2. To protect from change or oblivion; preserve or fix:
      3. To impart fragrance to; perfume:
      1. To convert or change into a vapor.
      2. To draw off in the form of vapor.
      3. To draw moisture from, as by heating, leaving only the dry solid portion.
      1. To soak (meat, for example) in a marinade.
      2. To become marinated.
      1. A herring or salmon that has been split, salted, and smoked.
      2. To prepare (fish) by splitting, salting, and smoking.
      1. To remove water from; make anhydrous.
      2. To preserve by removing water from (vegetables, for example).
      3. To deplete the bodily fluids of:
      1. To cool or chill (a substance).
      2. To preserve (food) by chilling.
      1. A compress of gauze, cloth, or plastic filled or moistened with a cold fluid and applied externally to swollen or injured body parts to relieve pain and swelling.
      2. A canning process in which uncooked food is packed in jars or cans, then sterilized by heat.
      1. To maintain; to preserve; to prevent from deteriorating.
      2. (idiomatic) To continue with (work, etc).
      3. (intransitive, idiomatic) To stay even or ahead.
      1. To freeze (food) by a process sufficiently rapid to retain natural flavor, nutritional value, or other properties.
      1. To pass from the liquid to the solid state by loss of heat.
      2. To acquire a surface or coat of ice from cold:
      3. To become clogged or jammed because of the formation of ice:
      1. Any of numerous cultivated forms of a widely grown, usually tall annual cereal grass (Zea mays) bearing grains or kernels on large ears.
      2. The grains or kernels of this plant, used as food for humans and livestock or for the extraction of an edible oil or starch.
      3. An ear of this plant.
      1. The vaporous system made up of small particles of carbonaceous matter in the air, resulting mainly from the burning of organic material, such as wood or coal.
      2. A suspension of fine solid or liquid particles in a gaseous medium.
      3. A cloud of fine particles.
      1. Free from liquid or moisture:
      2. Having or characterized by little or no rain:
      3. Marked by the absence of natural or normal moisture:
      1. A crystalline, silvery metallic element obtained chiefly from cassiterite, and having two notable allotropic forms. Malleable white tin is the useful allotrope, but at temperatures below 13.2°C it slowly converts to the brittle gray allotrope. Tin is used to coat other metals to prevent corrosion and is a part of numerous alloys, such as soft solder, pewter, type metal, and bronze. Atomic number 50; atomic weight 118.71; melting point 231.93°C; boiling point 2,602°C; specific gravity (gray) 5.77, (white) 7.29; valence 2, 4.
      2. Tin plate.
      3. A container or box made of tin plate.
      1. A round, fairly deep cooking vessel with a handle and often a lid.
      2. A short round container for storing or serving food:
      3. A coffeepot.
      1. An edible product, such as a cucumber, that has been preserved and flavored in a solution of brine or vinegar.
      2. A solution of brine or vinegar, often spiced, for preserving and flavoring food.
      3. A chemical solution, such as an acid, that is used as a bath to remove scale and oxides from the surface of metals before plating or finishing.
      1. A colorless or white crystalline solid, chiefly sodium chloride, used extensively in ground or granulated form as a food seasoning and preservative.
      2. An ionic chemical compound formed by replacing all or part of the hydrogen ions of an acid with metal ions or other cations.
      3. Any of various mineral salts used as laxatives or cathartics.
      1. One of the four natural divisions of the year, spring, summer, fall, and winter, in the North and South Temperate zones. Each season, beginning astronomically at an equinox or solstice, is characterized by specific meteorological or climatic conditions.
      2. The two divisions of the year, rainy and dry, in some tropical regions.
      3. A recurrent period characterized by certain occurrences, occupations, festivities, or crops:
      1. (idiomatic) To fasten a piece of clothing.
      2. (idiomatic) To redecorate a room etc.
      3. (idiomatic, informal) To execute a task or performance.
      1. A receptacle having a narrow neck, usually no handles, and a mouth that can be plugged, corked, or capped.
      2. The quantity that a bottle holds.
      3. A receptacle filled with milk or formula that is fed, as to babies, in place of breast milk.
      1. A drug or course of medical treatment used to restore health:
      2. Restoration of health; recovery from disease:
      3. Something that corrects or relieves a harmful or disturbing situation:
      1. A place where merchandise is offered for sale; a shop.
      2. A stock or supply reserved for future use:
      3. Supplies, especially of food, clothing, or arms.
      1. To plunge into a liquid.
      2. To make soaking wet; drench.
      3. To steep in a mixture, as in pickling.
      1. a belittling remark or crushing retort
      1. Planned or prearranged secretly:
      1. To rescue from harm, danger, or loss:
      2. To prevent from dying:
      3. To set free from the consequences of sin; redeem:
      1. A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result:
      2. A series of operations performed in the making or treatment of a product:
      3. Progress; passage:
      1. To protect from loss or harm; preserve:
      2. To use carefully or sparingly, avoiding waste:
      3. To keep (a quantity) constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary changes.
      1. Used to indicate physical or mental ability:
      2. Used to indicate possession of a specified power, right, or privilege:
      3. Used to indicate possession of a specified capability or skill: