Synonyms for preserve

Synonyms for (noun) preserve

Synonyms: preserve, preserves, conserve, conserves

Definition: fruit preserved by cooking with sugar

Similar words: confiture

Definition: preserved or candied fruit


Synonyms: preserve

Definition: a reservation where animals are protected

Similar words: reservation, reserve

Definition: a district that is reserved for particular purpose


Synonyms: preserve

Definition: a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone

Usage: medicine is no longer a male preserve

Similar words: orbit, field, area, arena, sphere, domain

Definition: a particular environment or walk of life

Usage: his social sphere is limited; it was a closed area of employment; he's out of my orbit

Synonyms for (verb) preserve

Synonyms: keep, preserve

Definition: prevent (food) from rotting

Usage: preserved meats; keep potatoes fresh

Similar words: ready, prepare, make, cook, fix

Definition: prepare for eating by applying heat

Usage: Cook me dinner, please; can you make me an omelette?; fix breakfast for the guests, please


Synonyms: preserve, save

Definition: to keep up and reserve for personal or special use

Usage: She saved the old family photographs in a drawer

Similar words: hold on, keep

Definition: retain possession of

Usage: Can I keep my old stuffed animals?; She kept her maiden name after she married


Synonyms: preserve, maintain, keep up, conserve

Definition: keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction

Usage: 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

Similar words: keep

Definition: look after; be the keeper of; have charge of

Usage: He keeps the shop when I am gone


Synonyms: preserve, uphold, carry on, bear on, continue

Definition: keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last

Usage: preserve the peace in the family; continue the family tradition; Carry on the old traditions

Similar words: keep, maintain, hold

Definition: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"

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


Synonyms: preserve

Definition: keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing

Usage: preserve the forest and the lakes

Similar words: keep, maintain, hold

Definition: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"

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


Synonyms: preserve, keep

Definition: maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger

Usage: May God keep you

Similar words: protect

Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage

Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain