Definition of preservation:
adsorb, behave, stand, security, continuation, husbandry, maintenance, carbon trading, conservation, carbon-neutral, care and feeding, attack, protection, aerate, sustentation, survival, shield, canning, saving, the carbon cycle, permanence, stability, as is, protection, constancy, biodegradable, pickling, protector, condition, assay, calcify, catalytic converter, clean, continuity, biological control, shape, composition, bond, ward, deliverance, constitution, behavior, guard, keeping, consistency, upkeep, delivery, sugaring, tanning, carbon sink, economy, conservancy, preserving, clean up, conserving, state, keep, defense, safety, rescue, balanced equation, action, curing, storage, safeguard, management, eternity, longevity, evaporation, biohazard.
- "She Buildeth Her House", Will Comfort.
It's nothing more than good old hard- headed, practical self- preservation, for I wouldn't care to live without you, Dinky- Dunk, any more than I imagine you'd care to live without your own self- respect."- "The Prairie Mother", Arthur Stringer.
Doubtless there were many in the settlement who might, had they chosen, have revealed the plot; but it is no less certain that the more numerous and respectable class in the little community had too deep an interest in the preservation of peace, to countenance the designs of Pontiac.- "The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada", Francis Parkman.