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Noun
/ˌkänsərˈvāSHən/,
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The action of conserving something, in particular,
  1. The action of conserving something, in particular

  2. Preservation, protection, or restoration of the natural environment, natural ecosystems, vegetation, and wildlife

  3. Preservation, repair, and prevention of deterioration of archaeological, historical, and cultural sites and artifacts

  4. Prevention of excessive or wasteful use of a resource

  5. The principle by which the total value of a physical quantity (such as energy, mass, or linear or angular momentum) remains constant in a system


  1. an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change
  2. the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources
  3. (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations
  4. (conserve) fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
  5. (conserve) keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary change; "Energy is conserved in this process"
  6. (conserve) 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"
  7. Conservation biology is the scientific study of the nature and status of Earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats, and ecosystems from excessive rates of extinction. ...
  8. Conservation is an ethic of resource use, allocation, and protection. Its primary focus is upon maintaining the health of the natural world: its, fisheries, habitats, and biological diversity. ...
  9. The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is an 501(c)3 non-profit international professional organization dedicated to promoting the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity. ...
  10. In physics, a conservation law states that a particular measurable property of an isolated physical system does not change as the system evolves.
  11. Conservation refers to an ability in logical thinking according to the psychologist Jean Piaget who developed four stages in cognitive development. ...
  12. A conserved name or nomen conservandum (plural nomina conservanda, abbreviation nom. cons.) is a scientific name that has specific nomenclatural protection. Nomen conservandum is a Latin term, meaning a "name which should be conserved". ...
  13. The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation; A wise use of natural resources
  14. (conserve) Wilderness where human development is prohibited; A jam or thick syrup made from fruit; To save for later use; To protect an environment
  15. (Conserve) Combination of fruits, cooked with sugar. Nuts and raisins are frequently added.
  16. (Conserve) To manage human use of living (animals, plants) and non-living (e.g., soils, nutrients) resources within an ecosystem in an attempt to restore, enhance, protect, and sustain the quality and quantity of a desired mix of species and ecosystem conditions for present and future generations.
  17. (conserve (con - SIRV)) to use only what is needed
  18. (conserve) 1. (verb) To reduce waste or to save; to make fruit into preserves. 2. (noun) A sweet spread that usually contains two fruits mixed with sugar and nuts.
  19. (conserve) Verb.  To save or use wisely.
  20. (conserve) to protect something from becoming overused or lost all together. Conservation is the wise use of natural resources to avoid wasting naturally occurring resources or using them up completely.
  21. If you conserve a supply of something, you use it carefully so that it lasts for a long time.
  22. To reduce or avoid the consumption of a resource or commodity.
  23. The attempt by the insurer to prevent the lapse of a policy.
  24. Preserving and renewing, when possible, human and natural resources. The use, protection and improvement of natural resources according to principles that will ensure their highest economic or social benefits.
  25. Efforts to prevent current policies from lapsing.