conserve conserve  /kən ˈsɜrv/


  1. (n) fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
  2. (v) keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary change
  3. (v) keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
  4. (v) use cautiously and frugally
  5. (v) preserve with sugar


  1. Conserve water

    The City of Lehi asks that all residents be mindful of and conserve water now to avoid rationing water at the end of summer. Please follow the below watering tips and know that conserving our …
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Provo Daily Herald

  2. Conserve, Edison pleads, to help keep lights on

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY - The continued - and now permanent - closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant and the possibility of extreme weather conditions are prompting energy officials to remind residents to conserve energy in order to avoid summer power disruptions.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Orange County Register

  3. Residents asked to conserve water

    The city of Lindsay will introduce voluntary water conservation measures for the first time in an effort to conserve water for the rest of the summer, and will introduce a watering schedule much like ones that exist in Tulare and Visalia. This...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Porterville Recorder


  1. "The next two races are pretty important," said Phelps, whose sixth world record in China erased his own mark of 1:54.80 at last month's US trials. "I have to conserve as much physical and emotional energy as I can."
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Michael Phelps Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "The original goal was to just make top 16 and conserve (energy)," Coughlin said of the preliminary swim. "But I didn't want her to have it for very long."
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Natalie Coughlin Source: USA Today

  3. After visiting a specially designed "green building" of a hotel chain in Delhi, Mrs Clinton said: "I am very confident the United States and India can devise a plan that will dramatically change the way we produce, consume and conserve energy and in...
    on Jul 19, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: BBC News

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