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Synonyms of preserved

Verb


1. continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve, keep, maintain, hold

usage: keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"

2. conserve, preserve, maintain, keep up, keep

usage: 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"

3. save, preserve, keep, hold on

usage: to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"

4. preserve, keep, cook, fix, ready, make, prepare

usage: prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"

5. keep, preserve, protect

usage: maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you"

6. preserve, keep, maintain, hold

usage: keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing; "preserve the forest and the lakes"

Adjective


1. preserved (vs. fresh), aged, cured, candied, crystalized, crystalised, glace, canned, tinned, corned, cured, cured, dried, dehydrated, desiccated, flash-frozen, quick-frozen, frozen, freeze-dried, lyophilized, lyophilised, freeze-dried, pickled, potted, salted, salt-cured, brine-cured, smoked, smoke-cured, smoke-dried, sun-dried, sundried

usage: prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use

2. preserved (vs. destroyed), conserved, kept up(predicate), maintained, well-kept, preservable, protected, saved, retained, maintained

usage: kept intact or in a particular condition

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