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    save - Dictionary definition and meaning for word save

    Definition
    (noun) (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    Example Sentence
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
    Definition
    (verb) save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    Synonyms : relieve , salvage , salve
    Definition
    (verb) to keep up and reserve for personal or special use
    Synonyms : preserve
    Example Sentence
    • She saved the old family photographs in a drawer
    Definition
    (verb) bring into safety
    Example Sentence
    • We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack
    Definition
    (verb) spend less; buy at a reduced price Definition
    (verb) accumulate money for future use
    Synonyms : lay aside , save up
    Example Sentence
    • He saves half his salary
    Definition
    (verb) make unnecessary an expenditure or effort
    Synonyms : make unnecessary
    Example Sentence
    • This will save money
    • I'll save you the trouble
    • This will save you a lot of time
    Definition
    (verb) save from sins
    Synonyms : deliver , redeem
    Definition
    (verb) refrain from harming
    Synonyms : spare
    Definition
    (verb) spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
    Synonyms : economise , economize
    Example Sentence
    • This move will save money
    • The less fortunate will have to economize now
    Definition
    (verb) retain rights to
    Synonyms : hold open , keep , keep open
    Example Sentence
    • keep my job for me while I give birth
    • keep my seat, please
    • keep open the possibility of a merger
    Definition
    (verb) record data on a computer
    Synonyms : write
    Example Sentence
    • boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk
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