con·​ser·​va·​tize kən-ˈsər-və-ˌtīz How to pronounce conservatize (audio)
conservatized; conservatizing

transitive verb

: to make conservative

Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of conservatize was in 1849

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“Conservatize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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