Definition of preserve:
- 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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- conserve (part of speech: verb)
- protect (part of speech: verb)
- retain (part of speech: verb)
- preserve (part of speech: verb)
- "Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution", L. Carroll Judson.
- "A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two", Thomas Frognall Dibdin.
Mrs. Amberley asked no more questions, but her solicitor cross- examined Lady Sedbergh as to the means she had taken to preserve the knowledge of the hiding- place from her own maid, for instance, or from the other servants of the house.- "The Honour of the Clintons", Archibald Marshall.