Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun conservation

3 senses of conservation

Sense 1
conservation, preservation -- (an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change)
       => improvement, betterment, advance -- (a change for the better; progress in development)

Sense 2
conservation -- (the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources)
       => preservation, saving -- (the activity of protecting something from loss or danger)

Sense 3
conservation -- ((physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations)
       => principle -- (a basic truth or law or assumption; "the principles of democracy")

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