Meaning of conserve

Definition of conserve

(noun) fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
(verb) keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary change; "Energy is conserved in this process"
keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction; "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"
use cautiously and frugally; "I try to economize my spare time"; "conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit"
preserve with sugar; "Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard"

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