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Definition 1: fruit preserved by cooking with sugar - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for conserve in the sense of this definition

(conserve is a kind of ...) preserved or candied fruit

(... is a kind of conserve ) thick dark spicy puree of apples

(... is a kind of conserve ) a Chinese preserve of mixed fruits and ginger

(... is a kind of conserve ) preserve of crushed fruit

(... is a kind of conserve ) a conserve with a thick consistency; made with lemons and butter and eggs and sugar

(... is a kind of conserve ) a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit

(... is a kind of conserve ) a preserve made of the pulp and rind of citrus fruits

Definition 2: preserve with sugar - [verb of change]

Samples where conserve or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard

(conserve is a kind of ...) prevent (food) from rotting

"preserved meats" "keep potatoes fresh"

(conserve belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 3: use cautiously and frugally - [verb of possession]

Samples where conserve or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I try to economize my spare time
  • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit

Synonyms for conserve in the sense of this definition

(conserve is a kind of ...) to keep up and reserve for personal or special use

"She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"

(... is a kind of conserve ) tighten one's belt; use resources carefully

Definition 4: keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction - [verb of possession]

Samples where conserve or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for conserve in the sense of this definition

(conserve is a kind of ...) look after; be the keeper of; have charge of

"He keeps the shop when I am gone"

(... is a kind of conserve ) preserve a dead body

(... is a kind of conserve ) preserve (tissue) with plastics, as for teaching and research purposes

"The doctor plastinates bodies to teach anatomy to his students"

(... is a kind of conserve ) hold the line on prices; keep the price of something constant

Definition 5: keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary change - [verb of stative]

Samples where conserve or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Energy is conserved in this process

(conserve is a kind of ...) cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., `keep clean'

"hold in place" "She always held herself as a lady" "The students keep me on my toes"

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