Definition for preserve

verb as in care for, maintain; continue

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Example Sentences

Or bold stands that may not preserve our security today or tomorrow, but keep our principles safely intact?

These cases demonstrate how governments struggle to preserve historic sites.

Why do they sincerely try to restore, or preserve, the line between the two, and get heartbroken when the line fails?

It was captioned Preserve Your Forests From Destruction And Protect Your Country From Floods And Drought.

Advocates claimed that it helped to preserve virtue and to affirm the application of Sharia law.

She is skilful in seizing salient characteristics, and her chief aim is to preserve the individuality of her sitters and models.

If properly dried and pressed, it is possible to preserve the Fern fronds with a great deal of their natural colour.

The new Government to preserve public order and check all reprisals against the Spaniards.

To accept so much and still preserve one's self-respect would be impossible to ordinary men under ordinary circumstances.

Those required to sustain life and preserve decency, besides other things to maintain her in her social condition.


On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preserve, such as: conserve, defend, freeze, keep, perpetuate, and protect.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.