Protect vs Conservate - What's the difference?

protect | conservate |


As verbs the difference between protect and conservate

is that protect is to keep safe; to defend; to guard; to prevent harm coming to while conservate is (dated|transitive) to conserve.

protect

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To keep safe; to defend; to guard; to prevent harm coming to.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-03
  • , author=William E. Carter, Merri Sue Carter , title=The British Longitude Act Reconsidered , volume=100, issue=2, page=87 , magazine= citation , passage=But was it responsible governance to pass the Longitude Act without other efforts to protect British seamen? Or might it have been subterfuge—a disingenuous attempt to shift attention away from the realities of their life at sea.}}

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    Derived terms

    * protection * To protect and to serve

    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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