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save1

save1

 
 
pronunciation:
seIv
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: saved, saves, saving
definition 1: to rescue from harm or danger.
The lifeguard saved the little boy who fell into the pool.
synonyms:
deliver, rescue, salvage
similar words:
free, liberate, release
definition 2: to keep or store for future use.
Jerome saved some of his Halloween candy until Christmas.They are saving money for college.
 
synonyms:
reserve, store
antonyms:
consume, spend
similar words:
collect, conserve, hoard, hold, keep, preserve, withhold
definition 3: to keep (something) from being carried out or used in way that would be wasteful; spare.
It will save me another trip to the store if you pick up milk on your way home.Delivering the letter to the neighbors in person will save a stamp.
synonyms:
conserve, spare
antonyms:
waste
similar words:
economize, guard, look after, maintain, preserve, protect, retain, safeguard
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a move by the goalkeeper that keeps a ball or puck from going into the goal.
Without the goaltender's saves, we would not have won the hockey game.
 
derivations: savable (saveable) (adj.), saver (n.)
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