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preservation

noun

1 preservation

The activity of protecting something from loss or danger.

synonym: saving.

Roget 976: Deity, Divinity; Godhead, Godship; Omnipotence, Providence; Heaven (metonymically). [Quality of being divine] divineness, divinity.    God, Lord, Jehovah, ... show more

Roget 717: defense, protection, guard, ward; shielding etc. v.; propugnation, preservation etc. 670; guardianship.    area defense; ... show more

Roget 664: safety, security, surety, impregnability; invulnerability, invulnerableness etc. adj.; danger past, danger over; storm blown over; coast clear; escape etc. ... show more

Dutch: behoud, conservering, consolidatie, handhaving, instandhouding, verduurzaming
Polish: konserwacja



2 preservation

The condition of being (well or ill) preserved.

3 preservation

A process that saves organic substances from decay.

Polish: zakonserwowanie

4 preservation

An occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change.

synonym: conservation.

Roget 670: preservation; safe-keeping; conservation etc. (storage) 636; maintenance, support, susteritation, conservatism; vis conservatrix; salvation etc. (deliverance) ... show more

Roget 141: stability etc. 150; quiescence etc. 265; obstinacy etc. 606.    permanence, persistence, endurance; durability; standing, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: bottling up, care, cold storage, conservancy, conservation, continuation, corking up, cover, creation, custody, dead storage, defense, dispensation, dry storage, eternal re-creation, eternal return, eternalization, eye, guard, guardianship ... show more.

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