1. One who, or that which, preserves, saves, or defends, from destruction, injury, or decay; esp., one who saves the life or character of another.
2. One who makes preserves of fruit.
Game preserver. See under Game.
n 1: a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish
buildings or antique furniture [syn: refinisher, renovator,
2: a cook who preserves fruits or meat
3: someone who keeps safe from harm or danger
4: rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to
keep a person from drowning [syn: life preserver, flotation