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Save

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive), Conjunction, Preposition

CIDE DICTIONARY

Saven. [See Sage the herb.].
     The herb sage, or salvia.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
Savev. t. [OE. saven, sauven, salven, OF. salver, sauver, F. sauver, L. salvare, fr. salvus saved, safe. See Safe, a.].
  •  To make safe; to procure the safety of; to preserve from injury, destruction, or evil of any kind; to rescue from impending danger; as, to save a house from the flames.  [1913 Webster]
    "God save all this fair company."  [1913 Webster]
    "He cried, saying, Lord, save me."  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou hast . . . quitted all to save
    A world from utter loss.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Specifically, to deliver from sin and its penalty; to rescue from a state of condemnation and spiritual death, and bring into a state of spiritual life.  [1913 Webster]
    "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To keep from being spent or lost; to secure from waste or expenditure; to lay up; to reserve.  [1913 Webster]
    "Now save a nation, and now save a groat."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To rescue from something undesirable or hurtful; to prevent from doing something; to spare.  [1913 Webster]
    "I'll save you
    That labor, sir. All's now done.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To hinder from doing, suffering, or happening; to obviate the necessity of; to prevent; to spare.  [1913 Webster]
    "Will you not speak to save a lady's blush?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  To hold possession or use of; to escape loss of.  [1913 Webster]
    "Just saving the tide, and putting in a stock of merit."  [1913 Webster]
To save appearances, to preserve a decent outside; to avoid exposure of a discreditable state of things.
Syn. -- To preserve; rescue; deliver; protect; spare; reserve; prevent.
Savev. i. 
     To avoid unnecessary expense or expenditure; to prevent waste; to be economical.  [1913 Webster]
    "Brass ordnance saveth in the quantity of the material."  [1913 Webster]
Saveprep.  [F. sauf, properly adj., safe. See Safe, a.].
     Except; excepting; not including; leaving out; deducting; reserving; saving.  [1913 Webster]
    "Five times received I forty stripes save one."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- See Except.
Saveconj. 
     Except; unless.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Save, v. & n.
--v.
1 tr. (often foll. by from) rescue, preserve, protect, or deliver from danger, harm, discredit, etc. (saved my life; saved me from drowning).
2 tr. (often foll. by up) keep for future use; reserve; refrain from spending (saved up {pound}150 for a new bike; likes to save plastic bags).
3 tr. (often refl.) a relieve (another person or oneself) from spending (money, time, trouble, etc.); prevent exposure to (annoyance etc.) (saved myself {pound}50; a word processor saves time). b obviate the need or likelihood of (soaking saves scrubbing).
4 tr. preserve from damnation; convert (saved her soul).
5 tr. & refl. husband or preserve (one's strength, health, etc.) (saving himself for the last lap; save your energy).
6 intr. (often foll. by up) save money for future use.
7 tr. a avoid losing (a game, match, etc.). b prevent an opponent from scoring (a goal etc.). c stop (a ball etc.) from entering the goal.
--n.
1 Football etc. the act of preventing an opponent's scoring etc.
2 Bridge a sacrifice-bid to prevent unnecessary losses.

Idiom
save-all
1 a device to prevent waste.
2 hist. a pan with a spike for burning up candle-ends. save appearances present a prosperous, respectable, etc. appearance. save-as-you-earn Brit. a method of saving by regular deduction from earnings at source. save one's breath not waste time speaking to no effect. save a person's face see FACE. save the situation (or day) find or provide a solution to difficulty or disaster. save one's skin (or neck or bacon) avoid loss, injury, or death; escape from danger. save the tide get in or out (of port etc.) while it lasts. save the trouble avoid useless or pointless effort.
Derivative
savable adj. (also saveable).
Save, prep. & conj. archaic or poet.
--prep. except; but (all save him).
--conj. (often foll. by for) unless; but; except (happy save for one want; is well save that he has a cold).

Etymology
ME f. OF sauf sauve f. L salvo, salva, ablat. sing. of salvus SAFE

THESAURUS

Save

abet, abstain, accumulate, aid, amass, anticipate, aside from, assist, avail, avert, backlog, bail out, bar, barring, bear a hand, befriend, benefit, beside, besides, bottle up, but, cache, collect, comfort, conserve, convert, copyright, cork up, cumulate, debar, defend, deflect, deliver, deposit, deter, discounting, discourage, dishearten, dispense with, do good, do without, doctor, ease, economize, enforce economies, estop, ex, except, except for, except that, excepting, exception taken of, exclude, excluding, exclusive of, extract, extricate, favor, fend, fend off, forbear, forbid, foreclose, forestall, forgo, free, from, garner, garner up, gather into barns, give a boost, give a hand, give a lift, give help, give salvation, guard, heap up, help, hide, hoard, hoard up, hold, hold back, hold in, hold off, however, husband, if not, inhibit, keep, keep alive, keep back, keep by one, keep from, keep in, keep in hand, keep in reserve, keep in store, keep intact, keep inviolate, keep off, keep on hand, keep safe, keep up, keep within compass, lay aside, lay away, lay by, lay in, lay up, leaving out, lend a hand, lend one aid, less, let alone, liberate, lock in, maintain, make ends meet, make sure, manage, minus, not counting, not destroy, not endanger, not expend, not touch, not use, not use up, not waste, obviate, off, omitting, outside of, patent, pile up, play safe, preclude, precluding, preserve, prevent, proffer aid, prohibit, protect, put apart, put aside, put away, put by, put something aside, put up, rally, ransom, reclaim, recover, redeem, reform, refrain, regenerate, register, release, relieve, remedy, render assistance, repel, repress, rescue, reserve, restore, resuscitate, retain, retrieve, revive, rule out, safeguard, salt away, salvage, save and except, save up, saving, scrape, scrape and save, scrimp, secrete, secure, set apart, set aside, set by, set free, set up, shelter, shield, skimp, spare, squirrel, squirrel away, stave off, stock up, stockpile, store up, stow, succor, support, suppress, sustain, take in tow, take precautions, than, treasure, treasure up, turn aside, unchain, unless, unless that, unshackle, uphold, waive, ward off, were it not, withhold, without, yet

ROGET THESAURUS

Save

Store

VB store, put by, lay by, set by, stow away, set apart, lay apart, store treasure, hoard treasure, lay up, heap up, put up, garner up, save up, bank, cache, accumulate, amass, hoard, fund, garner, save, reserve, keep back, hold back, husband, husband one's resources, deposit, stow, stack, load, harvest, heap, collect, lay in store Adj, keep, file (papers), lay in, preserve.

Subtraction

N nonaddition, subtraction, subtraction, subduction, deduction, retrenchment, removal, withdrawal, ablation, sublation, abstraction, garbling mutilation, detruncation, amputation, abscission, excision, recision, curtailment, minuend, subtrahend, decrease, abrasion, subtracted, subtractive, in deduction, less, short of, minus, without, except, except for, excepting, with the exception of, barring, save, exclusive of, save and except, with a reservation, not counting, if one doesn't count.

Preservation

VB preserve, maintain, keep, sustain, support, hold, keep up, keep alive, refrigerate, keep on ice, not willingly let die, bank up, nurse, save, rescue, be safe, make safe, take care of, guard, stare super antiquas vias, hold one's own, hold one's ground, stand one's ground, embalm, cure, salt, pickle, season, kyanize, bottle, pot, tin, can, sterilize, pasteurize, radiate, dry, lyophilize, freeze- dry, concentrate, evaporate, freeze, quick-freeze, deep-freeze, husband.

Deliverance

VB deliver, extricate, rescue, save, emancipate, redeem, ransom, bring off, bring through, tirer d'affaire, get the wheel out of the rut, snatch from the jaws of death, come to the rescue, rid, retrieve, be rid of, get rid of.

Exclusion

N exclusion, nonadmission, omission, exception, rejection, repudiation, exile, noninclusion, preclusion, prohibition, separation, segregation, seposition, elimination, expulsion, cofferdam, excluding, exclusive, excluded, unrecounted, not included in, inadmissible, exclusive of, barring, except, with the exception of, save, bating, exclusion, seclusion, exclusion, seclusion, privacy, retirement, reclusion, recess, snugness, delitescence, rustication, rus in urbe, solitude, solitariness, isolation, loneliness, estrangement from the world, voluntary exile, aloofness, cell, hermitage, convent, sanctum sanctorum, depopulation, desertion, desolation, wilderness, howling wilderness, rotten borough, Old Sarum, exclusion, excommunication, banishment, exile, ostracism, proscription, cut, cut direct, dead cut, inhospitality, inhospitableness, dissociability, domesticity, Darby and Joan, recluse, hermit, eremite, cenobite, anchoret, anchorite, Simon Stylites, troglodyte, Timon of Athens, Santon, solitaire, ruralist, disciple of Zimmermann, closet cynic, Diogenes, outcast, Pariah, castaway, pilgarlic, wastrel, foundling, wilding, secluded, sequestered, retired, delitescent, private, bye, out of the world, out of the way, the world forgetting by the world forgot, snug, domestic, stay-at-home, unsociable, unsocial, dissocial, inhospitable, cynical, inconversable, unclubbable, sauvage, troglodytic, solitary, lonely, lonesome, isolated, single, estranged, unfrequented, uninhabitable, uninhabited, tenantless, abandoned, deserted, deserted in one's utmost need, unfriended, kithless, friendless, homeless, lorn, forlorn, desolate, unvisited, unintroduced, uninvited, unwelcome, under a cloud, left to shift for oneself, derelict, outcast, banished, noli me tangere, among them but not of them, and homeless near a thousand homes I stood, far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, makes a solitude and calls it peace, magna civitas magna solitudo, never less alone than when alone, O sacred solitude! divine retreat!.

Economy

VB be economical, practice economy, economize, save, retrench, cut back expenses, cut expenses, cut one's coat according to one's cloth, make both ends meet, keep within compass, meet one's expenses, pay one's way, pay as you go, husband, save money, invest money, put out to interest, provide for a rainy day, save for a rainy day, provide against a rainy day, save against a rainy day, feather one's nest, look after the main chance, cut costs.

Deity

VB create, move, uphold, preserve, govern, atone, redeem, save, propitiate, mediate, predestinate, elect, call, ordain, bless, justify, sanctify, glorify Adj, almighty, holy, hallowed, sacred, divine, heavenly, celestial, sacrosanct, all-knowing, all-seeing, all-wise, omniscient, superhuman, supernatural, ghostly, spiritual, hyperphysical, unearthly, theistic, theocratic, anointed, soterial.


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