meaning of preserve

1. To keep or save from injury or destruction; to guard or defend from evil, harm, danger, etc. ; to protect.
To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, as sugar, salt, etc. ; to season and prepare for remaining in a good state, as fruits, meat, etc. ; as, to preserve peaches or grapes.
To maintain throughout; to keep intact; as, to preserve appearances; to preserve silence.
To make preserves.
To protect game for purposes of sport.
That which is preserved; fruit, etc. , seasoned and kept by suitable preparation; esp. , fruit cooked with sugar; -- commonly in the plural.
A place in which game, fish, etc. , are preserved for purposes of sport, or for food.
fruit preserved by cooking with sugar

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