Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkOther - Food & Drink · 9 years ago

What does preserve mean ?

Like my friend made a Ginerbread House and I asked her if she was going to eat it she said she was goinng to preserve it what does that mean ?

8 Answers

  • Jim
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    >Preserve it means to protect the food product from degredation. So since its a cookie, she probably meant, wrap it up in some saran wrap to protect it from drying out.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    What Does Preserve Mean

  • 8 years ago

    Preserved Mean: To maintain (something) in its original or existing state.

  • 9 years ago

    in that context it would mean she is going to save it. Preserve can also be referring to fruit preserves. or preservatives are chemicals you add to food to give it a longer shelf life.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    She's going to save it for another day. Food preservation is the process of treating and handling food to stop or slow down spoilage (loss of quality, edibility or nutritional value) and thus allow for longer storage

    Source(s): Wikipedia
  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    1 : to keep or save from injury, loss, or ruin : PROTECT <preserve the republic>

    2 : MAINTAIN 1, continue <preserve silence>

    3 : to prepare (as vegetables, fruits, or meats) to be kept for future use

    i think #3 is the one she meant

  • 5 years ago

    it means to save or keep

  • 9 years ago

    I would assume she was going to keep it intact and not eat it.

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