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1. save [ v ] save from ruin or destruction

Used in print:

(The New York Times,...)

Nor were there any rules to save him .


A compromise will leave both sides without the glow of triumph , but it will save Berlin .

(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)

He would save her .

If there was a fire or a flood he would save Mama first and Violet next .

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

I wish our doctor could have saved her '' .

Synonyms save salvage relieve salve Related Terms rescue rescuer salvage salvage

2. save [ v ] to keep up and reserve for personal or special use
Examples: : "save something in case you hit trouble."

Used in print:

([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)

Have you checked the cost of subcontracting your cafeteria operation in_order to save administrative costs ?

You may save valuable production minutes with a change .

(Hugh Kelly and Ted Ziehe, "Glossary Lookup Made Easy"...)

The address * * f and the number of cells required to store the form are written in * * f ; the information cell * * f is saved to represent the text occurrence .

When , as in_this case , the two forms match , the address * * f is saved to represent the occurrence * * f .

When the information cell for * * f has been determined , it is saved as a representation of * * f .

Synonyms maintain save preserve conserve keep_up Related Terms keep keep record conserve embalm plastinate hold_the_line care conservation

3. save [ v ] to keep up and reserve for personal or special use
Examples: "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"

Synonyms save preserve Related Terms keep record conserve preserve

4. save [ v ] make unnecessary an expenditure or effort
Examples: "This will save money" "I'll save you the trouble" "This will save you a lot of time"

Used in print:

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

`` And in the future , since I write for a public of one , I can save the poor publishers from wasting their money '' .

Synonyms save make_unnecessary Related Terms prevent

5. save [ v ] spend less; buy at a reduced price

Used in print:

(Saturday Review, 44: 15...)

Local libraries find , too , that the new plan saves tax dollars because books can be bought through the system , and since the system buys in bulk it is able to obtain larger discounts than would be available to an individual library .

Further money is saved through economy in bookkeeping and clerical detail as the result of central billing .

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

A driver of a dairy truck , who begins work at 1 a. m. finishes before breakfast , then goes_out and grows a garden , and who has used the cannery to save and feed a family of five , asked , `` What in the world will we do '' ?

(Hal Kelly, "Build Hotei"...)

This piece of equipment costs a_little over $ 600 but it will save you that in mooring and hauling fees in a_few years .

Synonyms save Related Terms scrimp saver buy

6. save [ v ] bring into safety
Examples: "We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack"

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal,...)

Local authorities credited the men with saving the girl 's life .

(Newark Evening News...)

As to protection , the speaker disapproved of shelters , pointing_out that fallout shelters would not save everyone .

Is this a reason for saving no one ?

Synonyms save bring_through pull_through carry_through Related Terms rescue savior

7. save [ v ] feather one's nest; have a nest egg
Examples: "He saves half his salary"

Used in print:

(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)

The saline tubes were saved and used for the indirect_Coombs_test in the following manner .

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

My camp made leather wallet , bulky with twisted , raised stitches around the edges , I stuffed with money I had been saving .

Synonyms save save_up lay_aside Related Terms squander hoard savings

8. save [ v ] from sins, as in religious dogma

Used in print:

(Tracts published by American Tract Society,...)

Nor can any man save himself by good works or by a commendable `` moral life '' , although such works are the natural fruits and evidences of a saving faith already received and naturally expressing itself through such avenues .

(Peter Eldersveld, "Faith Amid Fear"...)

He knew that his God would save him from his enemies because He had saved him from his sins .

Synonyms redeem save deliver Related Terms religion redemption savior

9. save [ v ] refrain from harming

Used in print:

(Brand Blanshard, "The Emotive Theory," Robert...)

It appeared that the theory could be saved in one way only .

Synonyms spare save Related Terms refrain_from refrain favor sparer

10. save [ v ] spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
Examples: "This move will save money" "The less fortunate will have to economize now"

Used in print:

(Sports Age, 24:9...)

The $ 9.50 for lodging they save .

Synonyms save economize economise Related Terms spend conserve tighten_one's_belt economy economy economizer saver

11. save [ v ] retain rights to
Examples: "keep my job for me while I give birth" "keep my seat, please" "keep open the possibility of a merger"

Used in print:

(Newark Evening News,...)

Jones , unhappy that the candidates were limited to eight minutes for a speech and no audience questions , saved his barbs for Mitchell .

Synonyms save hold_open keep keep_open Related Terms reserve reserve keep

12. save [ n ] the act of preventing the opposition from scoring (in sports)
Examples: : "the goalie made a brilliant save" "the relief pitcher got credit for a save"

Synonyms save Related Terms prevention sport

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