Synonyms of preserve in English:



  • 1 oil helps preserve wood
    conserve, protect, maintain, care for, look after
  • 2 they wish to preserve the status quo
    continue (with), conserve, keep going, maintain, uphold, sustain, perpetuate
  • 3 preserving him from harassment
  • 4 spices enable us to preserve food
    conserve, bottle, can, freeze, dry, freeze-dry; cure, smoke, pickle
  • noun

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  • 1 (preserves) strawberry preserves
    jam, jelly, marmalade, conserve, fruit spread
  • 2 the preserve of an educated middle-class
  • 3 a game preserve
    sanctuary, (game) reserve, reservation, protected area
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