- vt. 保存；将…做成蜜饯；使守恒
- n. 果酱；蜜饯
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1. conservation organization 动物保护组织.
con-, 强调。-serve, 照看，保护，词源同observe, 观察。
- conserve:  Latin servāre meant ‘keep, preserve’ (it was not related to servus ‘slave’, source of English serve and servant). Among the compounds formed from it were praeservāre ‘guard in advance’ and, using the intensive prefix com-, conservāre. This passed into English via Old French conserver. Amongst its derivatives are conservation , conservative  (first used in the modern political sense by J Wilson Croker in 1830), and conservatory  (whose French original, conservatoire, was reborrowed in the 18th century in the sense ‘musical academy’).
=> observe, preserve, reserve
- conserve (v.)
- 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.
- 1. The republic's factories have closed for the weekend to conserve energy.
- 2. They had to conserve the candles now with winter upon them.
- 3. Help to conserve energy by insulating your home.
- 4. He writes on both sides of the sheet to conserve paper.
- 5. Conserve your energy, you'll need it!
- 保存你的精力, 你会用得着的!
[ conserve 造句 ]