Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who conserves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who conserves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who con-serves, or keeps from loss, decay, or injury; one who lays up for preservation.
  • n. A preparer of conserves or sweetmeats.

Etymologies

conserve +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • (She is never idle, being so essentially a nest-maker and comfort-producer and race-conserver; and she has a whole pile of these handkerchiefs for her father.)

    CHAPTER XIX

  • Even though she has sung false music to me, and kept my feet solid on the ground, and drawn my star-roving eyes ever back to gaze upon her, she, the conserver of life, the earth-mother, has given me my great days and nights and fulness of years.

    Chapter 21

  • We need a systemic transformation because a consumer society cannot evolve into a conserver society without structural change.

    Jagdish Gandhi: Changing Directions Toward A Sustainable Future

  • As the life-giver and race-conserver, I should have imagined her a Lady Bountiful, tripping regularly into that ghastly steel-walled hospital room of the midship-house and dispensing gruel, sunshine, and even tracts.

    CHAPTER XVII

  • Ecopreneurial businesses, by how they operate and what products or services they offer, foster this conserver behavior.

    Why are People called CONSUMERS?

  • «Le défi, évidemment, c'est de les conserver, mais ce n'est pas toujours facile», continue-t-il.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Même si une alimentation saine ne donne pas la part belle aux desserts, il est fondamental de conserver une dimension de plaisir dans notre assiette : nous découvrirons ensemble comment créer tartes, gateaux, crèmes, glaces, etc pour régaler occasionnellement nos papilles tout en respectant les règles de l'alimentation vivante !

    Archive 2009-02-15

  • Le télépathe britannique Elliott Blake tente d'aider l'Anneman Institute dirigé par son amie le dr Paula Hall à conserver le financement gouvernemental dont il bénéficie pour mener ses recherches sur les ressources psychiques.

    Archive 2009-07-12

  • Ouais parce qu'en attendant le plus important des plus important c sur mon MP3 mais le jour ou mon MP3 pourra conserver toute la memoire de mon ordi portable en memoire ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • (God may be a conservative, but He's evidently no conserver of natural resources.)

    Jack Huberman: How To Save Our Secular America!

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