conserver

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

conserve +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

conserver ‎(plural conservers)

  1. One who conserves.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin cōnservō.

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Verb[edit]

conserver

  1. to keep (in a particular place)
    Conserver la glace dans un congélateur. - Keep the ice cream in a freezer.
  2. to retain, to conserve, to preserve

Quotations[edit]

  • 2008, Valérie Provost and Sophie Huyghues Despointes (translators), Susan T. Fiske (English author), Psychologie sociale (Social Psychology), De Boeck Université, ISBN 978-2-8041-5680-0, page 301:
    Frappé par cette contradiction, il décida de conserver un suivi du traitement qu'on leur réservait tout au long de leur voyage.
    Struck by this contradiction, he decided to keep track of the treatment they received over the course of their trip.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

cōnserver

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of cōnservō

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First known attestation 842 in the Oaths of Strasbourg. Borrowing from Latin cōnservō.

Verb[edit]

conserver

  1. to keep (e.g. a promise)

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-v, *-vs, *-vt are modified to f, s, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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