Definitions For Preservative


  • A chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition
  • A chemical that is added to food to keep it fresh longer
  • A substance that is used on wood to prevent it from decaying


  • Tending or having the power to preserve

Is Preservative a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Preservative is worth 20 points in Scrabble and 23 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Preservative in a Sentence

  • This food does not contain any artificial preservatives.
  • The wood was treated with preservative.

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