Translation of "preserve" - English-German dictionary


verb /priˈzəːv/

to keep safe from harm

(May) Heaven preserve us from danger!

to keep in existence

They have managed to preserve many old documents.

to treat (food), eg by cooking it with sugar, so that it will not go bad

What is the best method of preserving raspberries?
preservation /pre-/ noun

the action of preserving or the state or process of being preserved

die Erhaltung
the preservation of the nation’s heritage.
preservative /-vətiv/ noun

something that preserves, especially that prevents food etc from going bad

das Konservierungsmittel
a chemical preservative.

(Translation of “preserve” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)