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save1

save1

 
pronunciation:
seIv
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: saved, saves, saving
definition 1: to rescue from injury or danger.
If the lifeguard had not jumped in to save her, the child would have drowned.His condition was critical, but the doctors were able to save him.
synonyms:
deliver, help, rescue, salvage
similar words:
extricate, free, liberate, release
definition 2: to preserve or keep from harm.
Laws were passed to save these animals.
synonyms:
guard, preserve, protect, safeguard
antonyms:
damn
similar words:
conserve, deliver, help, secure, shield, spare
definition 3: to collect or reserve for future use.
I'll have half of the sandwich now and save the rest for later.They're saving money for their daughter's education.Save your strength now because you'll need it for the climb that's ahead.
 
synonyms:
put aside, reserve, store
antonyms:
consume, dissipate, expend, fritter, spend, squander
similar words:
cache, collect, conserve, hoard, hold, keep, preserve, salvage, squirrel, stockpile, treasure, withhold
definition 4: to prevent (something) from being used or carried out in a way that would be wasteful.
Delivering the letter yourself will save a stamp.Buying more now will save a trip to the store later.
synonyms:
conserve, spare
antonyms:
expend, waste
similar words:
economize, guard, husband, look after, maintain, preserve, protect, retain, safeguard, salvage
definition 5: in theology, to deliver from sin and its consequences.
If he repents, he will be saved.
synonyms:
redeem
antonyms:
damn
similar words:
absolve, deliver, rescue
definition 6: in computing, to copy and transfer (data) from a temporary working area of a computer to the computer's hard drive.
I hope they remembered to save the changes they made to the document before closing it.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to put money away for reserve.
She's saving for college.
antonyms:
invest, spend
similar words:
deposit, put aside, stock
definition 2: to spend little money; be frugal; economize.
You need to save now and stop spending money on unnecessary things.
synonyms:
economize, pinch pennies, retrench, scrape, scrimp
antonyms:
dissipate
similar words:
conserve
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the goalkeeper's turning away a shot on the goal, esp. in hockey or soccer.
We would have lost if it hadn't been for that brilliant save.
 
definition 2: in baseball, a relief pitcher's preserving a victory over the opposing team.
The relief pitcher earned a save in the last game.
derivations: savable (saveable) (adj.), saver (n.)
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