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pronunciation:
seIv
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part of speech: verb
inflections: saves, saving, saved
definition 1: to help someone get away from harm or danger.
He saved the girl who fell out of the boat.
synonyms:
help, rescue
similar words:
free, release
definition 2: to keep or store for future use.
He saved his dessert to eat later.They are saving money for their children's education.
 
synonyms:
store
antonyms:
spend
similar words:
conserve, hold, keep, preserve, withhold
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derivations: savable (saveable) (adj.), saver (n.)
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