Conservatee vs Conservate - What's the difference?

conservatee | conservate |


As a noun conservatee

is (legal) a person whom the court has determined requires a conservator to handle that person's estate or affairs.

As a verb conservate is

(dated|transitive) to conserve.

conservatee

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (legal) A person whom the court has determined requires a conservator to handle that person's estate or affairs.
  • conservate

    English

    Verb

    (conservat)
  • (dated) To conserve.
  • * 1873 , Van Nostrand's engineering magazine?
  • The theory which was, and we believe is still maintained by the patentees, embraces the idea that the vitality of the animal is thus conservated and eventually conveyed to the plant per the Native Guano.
  • * 1919 , Frank Hunter Potter, The Naval Reserve?
  • When Hoover's conservating pen / Cut down our steak and sausage ration / With one accord we cried "AMEN," / And meatlessness became the fashion.
  • (nonstandard) To practice conservation.
  • * 2001 March, Matt Groening, “Birdbot of Ice-Catraz”, Futurama , season 3, episode 37
  • I'm sorry, but if it's fun in any way it's not environmentalism.... Let's conservate .

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