conserve

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Noun[change]

Singular
conserve

Plural
conserves

  1. A conserve is an area of wilderness where human development is not allowed by law.

Verb[change]

Plain form
conserve

Third-person singular
conserves

Past tense
conserved

Past participle
conserved

Present participle
conserving

  1. (transitive) When you conserve something, you save it so that it can be used in the future.
    I am conserving energy right now for the marathon run later.
  2. (physics) (chemistry) (intransitive) When something is conserved, it is not changed after a process.
    In physics, energy is always conserved. It can never be created nor destroyed.