What is another word for preserve?

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To keep in good condition
“They walked away from the fight to preserve their purity.”
To protect
“There is, however, enough money available to maintain and preserve the mill in good working order.”
Keep safe from harm or injury
“But McCormick knows he can't buy enough land to preserve all the critical species on earth.”
To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as sugar or salt
“Stemming from the Latin word marinus, or marine, the word refers to the seawater used to preserve food before the advent of refrigeration.”
A place where game is protected and kept for private hunting or shooting
“Mr. Cheney had previously come under criticism for a pheasant hunt in which he shot dozens of pen-raised birds on a hunting preserve near Pittsburgh.”
A sphere of activity regarded as being reserved for a particular person or group
“Jordan's mineral projects have generally been the preserve of the major public companies.”
A foodstuff made with fruit preserved in sugar, such as jam or marmalade
“He has infused raw excitement and energy into golf, and elevated it from the clubby, elite preserve of conservative, white males to global popularity.”
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