Preserve vs Ensile - What's the difference?

preserve | ensile |

As verbs the difference between preserve and ensile

is that preserve is while ensile is .



Alternative forms

* (archaic)


  • A sweet spread made of any of a variety of berries.
  • A reservation, a nature preserve.
  • *1881 , :
  • *:Suppose Shakespeare had been knocked on the head some dark night in preserves , the world would have wagged on better or worse, the pitcher gone to the well, the scythe to the corn, and the student to his book; and no one been any the wiser of the loss.
  • An activity with restricted access.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=68, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= T time , passage=The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them, which is then licensed to related businesses in high-tax countries, is often assumed to be the preserve of high-tech companies.}}

    Usage notes

    More often used in the plural, as strawberry preserves'', but the form without the ''-s can also be used as the plural form, or to refer to a single type.


    * jam * jelly * marmalade

    See also

    * preserver


  • To protect; to keep from harm or injury.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Now, good angels preserve the king.
  • * (Yuri Gagarin)
  • Orbiting Earth in the spaceship, I saw how beautiful our planet is. People, let us preserve and increase this beauty, not destroy it.
  • To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as as sugar or salt; to season and prepare (fruits, meat, etc.) for storage.
  • to preserve peaches or grapes
  • To maintain throughout; to keep intact.
  • to preserve''' appearances; to '''preserve silence


    * perverse ----




  • To preserve (forage) in a silo.
  • Anagrams

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