Definition of Save

1. Noun. (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring. "The relief pitcher got credit for a save"

Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Bar, Prevention



2. Verb. Save from ruin, destruction, or harm.
Exact synonyms: Relieve, Salvage, Salve
Generic synonyms: Deliver, Rescue
Derivative terms: Salvage, Salvage, Salvager, Salvage, Salvage, Salvation, Saver

3. Verb. To keep up and reserve for personal or special use. "Sam and Sue save the movie "; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
Exact synonyms: Preserve
Specialized synonyms: Enter, Put Down, Record, Conserve, Economise, Economize, Husband
Generic synonyms: Hold On, Keep
Derivative terms: Preserve, Saver

4. Verb. Bring into safety. "They save him from writing the letter"; "We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack"
Exact synonyms: Bring Through, Carry Through, Pull Through
Specialized synonyms: Deliver, Rescue
Derivative terms: Savior

5. Verb. Spend less; buy at a reduced price.
Entails: Buy, Purchase
Specialized synonyms: Scrimp, Skimp, Stint
Derivative terms: Saver

6. Verb. Accumulate money for future use. "They save their grandchild with money"; "He saves half his salary"
Exact synonyms: Lay Aside, Save Up
Specialized synonyms: Cache, Hive Up, Hoard, Lay Away, Squirrel Away, Stash
Derivative terms: Savings

7. Verb. Make unnecessary an expenditure or effort. "This will save you a lot of time"
Exact synonyms: Make Unnecessary
Generic synonyms: Forbid, Foreclose, Forestall, Preclude, Prevent

8. Verb. Save from sins.
Exact synonyms: Deliver, Redeem
Category relationships: Faith, Organized Religion, Religion
Derivative terms: Deliverer, Deliverer, Redeemer, Redemption, Redemptive, Redemptive, Redemptory

9. Verb. Refrain from harming. "They save him from writing the letter"
Exact synonyms: Spare
Specialized synonyms: Favor, Favour
Generic synonyms: Forbear, Refrain
Derivative terms: Sparer

10. Verb. Spend sparingly, avoid the waste of. ; "The less fortunate will have to economize now"
Exact synonyms: Economise, Economize
Generic synonyms: Drop, Expend, Spend
Specialized synonyms: Tighten One's Belt
Derivative terms: Economiser, Economizer, Economy, Economy, Economy, Saver

11. Verb. Retain rights to. "Keep open the possibility of a merger"
Exact synonyms: Hold Open, Keep, Keep Open
Related verbs: Hold On, Keep
Generic synonyms: Book, Hold, Reserve

12. Verb. Record data on a computer. "Boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk"
Exact synonyms: Write
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Record, Tape
Specialized synonyms: Overwrite

Definition of Save

1. n. The herb sage, or salvia.

2. v. t. 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.

3. v. i. To avoid unnecessary expense or expenditure; to prevent waste; to be economical.

4. prep. or conj. Except; excepting; not including; leaving out; deducting; reserving; saving.

5. conj. Except; unless.

Definition of Save

1. Noun. In various sports, a block that prevents an opponent from scoring. ¹

2. Noun. (baseball) When a relief pitcher comes into a game with a 3 run or less lead, and his team wins while continually being ahead. ¹

3. Noun. (context: professional wrestling slang) A point in a professional wrestling match when one or more wrestlers run to the ring to aid a fellow wrestler who is being beaten. ¹

4. Noun. (computing) The act, process, or result of saving data to a storage medium. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To help (somebody) to survive, or keep (somebody) from harm. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To keep (something) safe; to safeguard. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To store for future use. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To conserve or prevent the wasting of. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To obviate or make unnecessary. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive computing) To write a file to disk or other storage medium. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive theology) To redeem or protect someone from eternal damnation. ¹

12. Verb. (intransitive) To economize or avoid waste. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive and intransitive) To accumulate money or valuables. ¹

14. Preposition. Except; with the exception of. ¹

15. Conjunction. (dated) unless; except ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Save

1. to rescue from danger, injury, or loss [v SAVED, SAVING, SAVES] : SAVEABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Save

1. 1. 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. "God save all this fair company." (Chaucer) "He cried, saying, Lord, save me." (Matt. Xiv. 30) "Thou hast . . . Quitted all to save A world from utter loss." (Milton) 2. Specifically, to deliver from and its penalty; to rescue from a state of condemnation and spiritual death, and bring into a state of spiritual life. "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners." (1 Tim. I. 15) 3. To keep from being spent or lost; to secure from waste or expenditure; to lay up; to reserve. "Now save a nation, and now save a groat." (Pope) 4. To rescue from something undesirable or hurtful; to prevent from doing something; to spare. "I'll save you That labour, sir. All's now done." (Shak) 5. To hinder from doing, suffering, or happening; to obviate the necessity of; to prevent; to spare. "Will you not speak to save a lady's blush?" (Dryden) 6. To hold possession or use of; to escape loss of. "Just saving the tide, and putting in a stock of merit." (Swift) To save appearance, to preserve a decent outside; to avoid exposure of a discreditable state of things. Synonym: To preserve, rescue, deliver, protect, spare, reserve, prevent. Origin: OE. Saven, sauven, salven, OF. Salver, sauver, F. Sauver, L. Salvare, fr. Salvus saved, safe. See Safe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Save Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Save Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Save

savaloys
savanilla
savanna
savannah
savannah monitor
savannah monitors
savannahs
savannas
savant
savantish
savants
savarin
savarins
savate
savates
save (current term)
save-all
save-alls
save as
save down
save face
save one's breath
save point
save points
save slot
save slots
save someone's bacon
save someone's skin
save state

Other Resources Relating to: Save

Search for Save on Dictionary.com!Search for Save on Thesaurus.com!Search for Save on Google!Search for Save on Wikipedia!

Search