[verb kuh n-surv; noun kon-surv, kuh n-surv] /verb kənˈsɜrv; noun ˈkɒn sɜrv, kənˈsɜrv/
verb (used with object), conserved, conserving.
to prevent injury, decay, waste, or loss of:
Conserve your strength for the race.
to use or manage (natural resources) wisely; preserve; save:
Conserve the woodlands.
Physics, Chemistry. to hold (a property) constant during an interaction or process:
the interaction conserved linear momentum.
to preserve (fruit) by cooking with sugar or syrup.
Often, conserves. a mixture of several fruits cooked to jamlike consistency with sugar and often garnished with nuts and raisins.
verb (transitive) (kənˈsɜːv)
to keep or protect from harm, decay, loss, etc
to preserve (a foodstuff, esp fruit) with sugar
noun (ˈkɒnsɜːv; kənˈsɜːv)
a preparation of fruit in sugar, similar to jam but usually containing whole pieces of fruit
late 14c., from Old French conserver (9c.), from Latin conservare “to keep, preserve, keep intact, guard,” from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + servare “keep watch, maintain” (see observe). Related: Conserved; conserving. As a noun (often conserves) from late 14c.
/ˈkɒnsɪt/ noun 1. a town in N England, in N Durham. Pop: 20 659 (2001)
[kuh n-sid-er] /kənˈsɪd ər/ verb (used with object) 1. to think carefully about, especially in order to make a decision; contemplate; reflect on: He considered the cost before buying the new car. 2. to regard as or deem to be: I consider the story improbable. 3. to think, believe, or suppose: We consider his reply […]
[kuh n-sid-er-uh-buh l] /kənˈsɪd ər ə bəl/ adjective 1. rather large or great in size, distance, extent, etc.: It cost a considerable amount. We took a considerable length of time to decide. 2. worthy of respect, attention, etc.; important; distinguished: a considerable person. noun 3. Informal. much; not a little: He has done considerable for […]
[kuh n-sid-er-uh-blee] /kənˈsɪd ər ə bli/ adverb 1. to a noteworthy or marked extent; much; noticeably; substantially; amply.