- [noun] (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring; "the goalie made a brilliant save"; "the relief pitcher got credit for a save"
- [verb] save from ruin, destruction, or harm
Synonyms: salvage, salve, relieve
- [verb] to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
- [verb] bring into safety; "We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack"
Synonyms: carry through, pull through, bring through
- [verb] spend less; buy at a reduced price
- [verb] feather one's nest; have a nest egg; "He saves half his salary"
Synonyms: lay aside, up
- [verb] make unnecessary an expenditure or effort; "This will save money"; "I'll save you the trouble"; "This will save you a lot of time"
Synonyms: make unnecessary
- [verb] save from sins
Synonyms: deliver, redeem
- [verb] refrain from harming
- [verb] spend sparingly, avoid the waste of; "This move will save money"; "The less fortunate will have to economize now"
Synonyms: economize, economise
- [verb] retain rights to; "keep my job for me while I give birth"; "keep my seat, please"; "keep open the possibility of a merger"
Synonyms: keep open, hold open, keep
record, enter, put down
conserve, husband, economize, economise
scrimp, stint, skimp
hoard, stash, cache, lay away, hive up, squirrel away
- tighten one's belt