1. preservative

adjective. ['priːˈzɝːvətɪv'] tending or having the power to preserve.


  • rough

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Words that Rhyme with Preservative

  • ultraconservative
  • neoconservative
  • conservative

Example sentences of the word preservative

1. Noun, singular or mass
Sodium is added to many of the foods you eat as a preservative.

2. Adjective
It has a strong smell and is difficult to treat with preservative chemicals.

3. Verb, base form
Heartwood is extremely resistant to preservative treatment, while sapwood is considered moderately resistant.

2. preservative

noun. ['priːˈzɝːvətɪv'] a chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition.


  • compound
  • spice


  • simple
  • decrease
  • disintegrate