Definitions for: Preservation

[n] the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
[n] an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change
[n] the condition of being (well or ill) preserved

Webster (1913) Definition: Pres`er*va"tion, n. [Cf. F. pr['e]servation.]
The act or process of preserving, or keeping safe; the state
of being preserved, or kept from injury, destruction, or
decay; security; safety; as, preservation of life, fruit,
game, etc.; a picture in good preservation.

Give us particulars of thy preservation. --Shak.

Synonyms: conservation, saving

See Also: advance, betterment, condition, conservation, embalmment, fixation, fixing, improvement, protection, reservation, self-preservation, status

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