to keep safe from injury, harm, or destruction [expenses necessary to the property]
to keep valid, intact, or in existence (as pending a proceeding) [the right of a trial by jury shall be preserved
amend. VII"] [the dismissal of a chapter 7 case…reinstates certain transfers voided or preserved
in the case "J. H. Williamson"]
to maintain for use or consideration at a later time esp. by keeping a record of [deposed the witness to her testimony] [a party has the option of preserving
the objection raised "J. H. Friedenthal et al.