• person who is resistant to change; cautious person
• resisting change, desiring to preserve traditions; cautious
• a conservative is a member or supporter of the conservative party. count noun here but can also be used as an adjective. e.g. the conservative government recovered its popularity after the falklands war.
• someone who is conservative is unwilling to accept changes and new ideas.
• a conservative estimate or guess is cautious.
• moderate approximation, cautious guess
• stream of judaism which believes in adherence to the torah and talmud but also in accommodating the halacha to the changing times
• british political party founded in 1832 which supports moderate progressivism and which is associated with the royal authorities and the anglican church
• the conservative party is the main right of centre party in the united kingdom. it is committed to free enterprise, low personal taxation and the maintenance of the united kingdom in its present form.
• rabbi ordained by the conservative jewish movement (conservative branch of judaism)
• conservative tendency, tendency to oppose change
• traditional outlook