Definition of conserve:
- To hold or keep in any particular state or condition; to support; to sustain; to uphold; to keep up; not to suffer to fail or decline; as, to maintain a certain degree of heat in a furnace; to maintain a fence or a railroad; to maintain the digestive process or powers of the stomach; to maintain the fertility of soil; to maintain present reputation.
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- economize (part of speech: verb)
- conserve (part of speech: verb)
- preserve (part of speech: verb)
- protect (part of speech: verb)
- retain (part of speech: verb)
One who really loves others will take reasonable care not to be a burden to them, and to the world, and will avail himself of the insurance company, the savings bank, and the bond market as the devices of a complex modern society to distribute losses and conserve gains to the common advantage of all.- "The Five Great Philosophies of Life", William de Witt Hyde.
- "The Heritage of the Hills", Arthur P. Hankins.
She should be shown how to conserve her strength in finding her way from one locality to another in following up the evening meetings of unions, and she should have some woman to turn to if she should become sick.- "The Trade Union Woman", Alice Henry.