Definition of 'conserve'
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With a European game coming up we wanted to conserve energy. The Sun (2017)He was only napping, conserving his limited resources. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She needs to conserve her resources for the big performances. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This woman had been trying to conserve her limited supply. Christianity Today (2000)We list five leading websites for conserving your cash. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ships will conserve fuel by cutting their speed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The company temporarily suspended share buybacks to conserve cash. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That is why he has cut the dividend to conserve cash. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Strict cost management has helped to conserve cash. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some have already taken drastic measures to conserve their cash. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Capital controls would probably be introduced to conserve what little cash the banks still possess. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We vaulted for more than eight hours so you had to bide your time and conserve your energy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The best way to make people conserve energy is to show they can make money out of doing so. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One theory contends that it evolved as a way of conserving energy and resources during the long winter period. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If we can save or conserve energy we can both make the energy source last longer and cut costs. Technology Basic Facts (1990)Europe is seeing growing bank fragmentation with banks pulling back to their home territories to conserve capital and reduce sovereign risk. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We must abandon our wasteful ways and conserve resources for our own use in the future and for generations to come. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsSpeaking of conserving resources, carrier bags are a hot topic at present. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The star admits resting most Sundays to conserve his energy. The Sun (2012)If we're going to do any good this week we have to conserve energy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's essential that the fuels we introduce are sustainable and we do all that we can to conserve resources. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In practical terms, the nation needs a wide range of resources for conserving and preserving collections of all kinds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The row has left 12 countries without deliveries in freezing temperatures and meant hundreds of schools and factories have closed to conserve fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In contrast, European banks are being encouraged to keep conserving capital. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In Germany there was a speed limit of 60mph to conserve fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'conserve'
British English: conserve VERB
If you conserve a supply of something, you use it carefully so that it lasts for a long time.
The factories have closed for the weekend to conserve energy.
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