Definitions For Preserve


  • Fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
  • A reservation where animals are protected
  • A domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
  • A sweet food made of fruit cooked in sugar
  • An area where plants, animals, minerals, etc., are protected
  • An activity, job, interest, etc., that is available to or considered suitable for only a particular group of people


  • Prevent (food) from rotting
  • To keep up and reserve for personal or special use
  • Keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
  • Keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
  • Keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing
  • Maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger
  • To keep (something) in its original state or in good condition
  • To keep (something) safe from harm or loss
  • To prevent (food) from decaying

Is Preserve 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 Preserve is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Preserve in a Sentence

  • The fossil was well preserved.
  • These laws are intended to help preserve our natural resources.
  • They are fighting to preserve their rights as citizens.
  • A jar of strawberry preserve
  • Game preserves allow only carefully controlled hunting and fishing.
  • The military was once an all-male preserve.

Synonyms for Preserve

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