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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·serve /kənˈsɝv/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·serve /ˈkɑnˌsɝv/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·serve v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conserved p. pr. & vb. n. Conserving.]
 1. To keep in a safe or sound state; to save; to preserve; to protect.
    The amity which . . . they meant to conserve and maintain with the emperor.   --Strype.
 2. To prepare with sugar, etc., for the purpose of preservation, as fruits, etc.; to make a conserve of.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·serve n.
 1. Anything which is conserved; especially, a sweetmeat prepared with sugar; a confection.
    I shall . . . study broths, plasters, and conserves, till from a fine lady I become a notable woman.   --Tatler.
 2. Med. A medicinal confection made of freshly gathered vegetable substances mixed with finely powdered refined sugar. See Confection.
 3. A conservatory. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : fruit preserved by cooking with sugar [syn: preserve, conserves,
      v 1: keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or
           evolutionary change; "Energy is conserved in this
      2: keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or
         destruction; "We preserve these archeological findings";
         "The old lady could not keep up the building"; "children
         must be taught to conserve our national heritage"; "The
         museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts" [syn: preserve,
          maintain, keep up]
      3: use cautiously and frugally; "I try to economize my spare
         time"; "conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit"
         [syn: husband, economize, economise] [ant: waste]
      4: preserve with sugar; "Mom always conserved the strawberries
         we grew in the backyard"