Student Thesaurus

One entry found for conservation.
Entry Word: conservation
Function: noun
Text: 1 the careful maintaining and protection of something valuable especially in its natural or original state <everyone has a duty to aid in the conservation of our nation's wilderness areas>
Synonyms preservation
Related Words care, maintenance, upkeep; salvation, saving; guardianship, protection, safeguarding, safekeeping; economy, husbandry, management
Near Antonyms neglect, squandering, waste; destruction, ruin; damage, injury
2 the act or activity of keeping something in an existing and usually satisfactory condition <the conservation of the nation's monuments and memorials> -- see MAINTENANCE