What is another word for preserves?

Pronunciation: [pɹɪsˈɜːvz] (IPA)

Preserves are a type of food that has been kept in a state of preservation, often through the process of canning or jarring. Synonyms for this word include jam, jelly, marmalade, and fruit spread. These terms all refer to similar types of preserved fruit or sometimes vegetables. Other synonyms for preserves could include conserves, compotes, and chutneys, which are often made with a combination of fruit and spices. While each of these words may have slightly different connotations, they all refer to tasty, preserved foods that can be enjoyed year-round.

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Usage examples for Preserves

Ye may add that Mister Scanlan has taken to shootin' over the preserves we were keepin' for the Captain, and if her Leddyship does not wish to banish the woodcocks a'the-gither, she 'd better gie an order to stop him.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
The eighty-two sketches on the margins of that priceless copy of the Praise of Folly, which Basel preserves in her Museum, had been suited to their company.
"Holbein"
Beatrice Fortescue
The lover's heart preserves so many looks and words, in which she gave him more than justice.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr

Famous quotes with Preserves

  • The literary culture, if you examine it, the high literary culture is that which preserves the government and you know it's really the talk for those who have.
    Kathy Acker
  • Tape is wonderful at preserving evidence - fingerprints, hairs, fibers. Tape preserves this, especially on the sticky side, even if the body's been out there for a year.
    Michael Baden
  • It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.
    Simone de Beauvoir
  • When a woman is twenty, a child deforms her; when she is thirty, he preserves her; and when forty, he makes her young again.
    Leon Blum
  • While 45 of the 50 States have either a State constitutional amendment or a statute that preserves the current definition of marriage, left-wing activist judges and officials at the local levels have struck down State laws protecting marriage.
    John Boehner

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