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v. con·served, con·serv·ing, con·serves
a. To protect from loss or harm; preserve: calls to conserve our national heritage in the face of bewildering change.
b. To use carefully or sparingly, avoiding waste: kept the thermostat lower to conserve energy.
2. To keep (a quantity) constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary changes.
3. To preserve (fruits) with sugar.
To economize: tried to conserve on fuel during the long winter.
n. (kŏn′sûrv′)
A jam made of fruits stewed in sugar.

[Middle English conserven, from Old French conserver, from Latin cōnservāre : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + servāre, to preserve; see ser- in Indo-European roots.]

con·serv′a·ble adj.
con·serv′er n.


adj conservador; breast-conserving surgery cirugía conservadora de mama
References in classic literature ?
They are too busy keeping their feet dry, conserving their heart-beats, and making unlovely life-successes of their spirit-mediocrity.
He spends all his time on the ranch in conserving the soil.
I thought it best to propitiate him if possible, because of the necessity of conserving ammunition as well as to avoid the loud alarm of a shot which might bring other Band-lu warriors upon us.
With more and more areas struggling with drought like conditions, conserving water is more important than ever.
But the devil saw there was less revenue for him from man conserving water.
By conserving the oil energy by the people, the GPD will become 5.
Because American conservatives prize liberty, they might be described--as Mark Blitz describes them in his new book, Conserving Liberty--as "conservative liberals.
Chinese delegation informed that LED technology was very successfully used in China for lighting the streets, parks and other public and private buildings and conserving the energy.
Dickson advocated conserving capital when capital rules are in a flux.
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The LEED designation brings a bold new dimension to the Power Authority's long history of leadership in protecting the environment and conserving vital resources," said Frank S.