Restore vs Conservation - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between restore and conservation

is that restore is (computing) the act of recovering data or a system from a backup while conservation is the act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.

As a verb restore

is to reestablish, or bring back into existence.

restore

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (computing) The act of recovering data or a system from a backup.
  • Verb

    (restor)
  • To reestablish, or bring back into existence.
  • to restore harmony among those who are at variance
    He restored my lost faith in him by doing a good deed.
  • To bring back to a previous condition or state.
  • * Bible, Mark iii. 5
  • and his hand was restored whole as the other
  • * Prior
  • our fortune restored after the severest afflictions
  • To give or bring back (that which has been lost or taken); to bring back to the owner; to replace.
  • * Bible, Genesis xx. 7
  • Now therefore restore the man his wife.
  • * Milton
  • Loss of Eden, till one greater man / Restore us, and regain the blissful seat.
  • * Dryden
  • The father banished virtue shall restore .
  • To give in place of, or as restitution for.
  • * Bible, Exodus xxii. 1
  • He shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.
  • (computing) To recover (data, etc.) from a backup.
  • There was a crash last night, and we're still restoring the file system.
  • (obsolete) To make good; to make amends for.
  • * Shakespeare
  • But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, / All losses are restored , and sorrows end.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    conservation

    Noun

  • The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.
  • Wise use of natural resources.
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  • , title=Lord Stranleigh Abroad , chapter=4 citation , passage=“My father had ideas about conservation long before the United States took it up.
  • (biology) The discipline concerned with protection of biodiversity, the environment, and natural resources
  • (biology) Genes and associated characteristics of biological organisms that are unchanged by evolution, for example similar or identical nucleic acid sequences or proteins in different species descended from a common ancestor
  • (culture) The protection and care of cultural heritage, including artwork and architecture, as well as historical and archaeological artifacts
  • (physics) lack of change in a measurable property of an isolated physical system (conservation of energy, mass, momentum, electric charge, subatomic particles, and fundamental symmetries)
  • Derived terms

    * anticonservation * anticonservationist * conservational

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