verb (used with object), pre·served, pre·serv·ing.
verb (used without object), pre·served, pre·serv·ing.
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Or bold stands that may not preserve our security today or tomorrow, but keep our principles safely intact?Should the U.S. Really Pay a Kim’s Ransom? |Kevin Bleyer |December 21, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
These cases demonstrate how governments struggle to preserve historic sites.For Rent: Priceless Historic Sites |Elinor Betesh |November 16, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Why do they sincerely try to restore, or preserve, the line between the two, and get heartbroken when the line fails?A Reminder: Our Justices are Politicians in Robes |Jedediah Purdy |November 13, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Advocates claimed that it helped to preserve virtue and to affirm the application of Sharia law.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil |Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights |October 30, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free—honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve.Lincoln Was the Founders’ Heir Apparent |Harvey J. Kaye |October 22, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
When you hear a carr mentioned in those counties, you always think of a pheasants' preserve.
This receipt you will preserve and return to me in token that you have fulfilled your mission.Lochinvar |S. R. Crockett
Owning to the rapid changes in all the circumstances of our lives, it was difficult to preserve old associations.The Last Voyage |Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
Social organization is the natural expression of man's fundamental endeavor to preserve himself.The Philosophy of Spinoza |Baruch de Spinoza
So long as they preserve their vigour and command the Burmans' belief, there is not much fear.The Pacification of Burma |Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite