preserve

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • verb to protect something from damage or decay
  • verb to stop food from changing or rotting

Food

  • A jam or marmalade preserved by cooking or boiling the fruit with a high concentration of sugar

Travel

  • noun a food consisting of fruit or vegetables, cooked and kept in jars or cans for future use, e.g. jam or marmalade
  • verb to treat something such as food so that it keeps for a long time
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