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synonyms for preserving

  • canny
  • careful
  • meticulous
  • prudent
  • stingy
  • thrifty
  • abstemious
  • chary
  • conserving
  • discreet
  • meager
  • mingy
  • parsimonious
  • penny-pinching
  • penny-wise
  • provident
  • saving
  • scrimping
  • sparing
  • spartan
  • tight
  • tightwad
  • unwasteful
  • wary
  • accommodating
  • arresting
  • cherishing
  • commemorating
  • confining
  • embracing
  • employing
  • engaging
  • having
  • hiring
  • holding
  • keeping
  • owning
  • possessing
  • remembering
  • restraining
  • saving
  • securing
  • seizing
  • suppressing
  • sustaining
  • taking
  • withholding
  • working
  • holding back

antonyms for preserving

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  • careless
  • incautious
  • spendthrift
  • wasteful
  • generous
  • lavish
  • uneconomical
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      How to use preserving in a sentence

      Birds were very numerous but the operation of skinning and preserving them would have taken up more time than could be afforded.
      NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
      For all that, an occasional mutter came unheeded to his ears, the closed curtains preserving articulate sounds like room walls.
      CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
      She had certain scientific formulas for preserving her beauty.
      REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
      The latter were certainly reduced to tears; nor am I sure that Mr. Bowman succeeded in preserving a manly composure.
      A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
      He came back to find a blooming maiden preserving the fresh, joyous grace which had captivated him in the child—and loved!
      ALONEMARION HARLAND
      In general, however, the stomach of the calf is preferred, and there are various ways of curing and preserving it.
      DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
      The Indian Queen had, it appears, great difficulty in preserving a salutary discipline in the wigwam.
      PAPERS FROM OVERLOOK-HOUSECASPER ALMORE
      The unknown friends who did me the honour of preserving these articles as they appeared are the real editors.
      THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
      But the great effect which the Bible has had on the English language is not in the preserving of old words and the making of new.
      STORIES THAT WORDS TELL USELIZABETH O'NEILL
      That is why all souls, while preserving their individual nature, would like to fuse into a single soul.
      PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO PRESERVING

      • conserving
      • management
      • preservation
      • preserving
      • protecting
      • protection
      • safeguarding
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