Definition of Saving

1. Noun. An act of economizing; reduction in cost. "There was a saving of 50 cents"

Exact synonyms: Economy
Generic synonyms: Action
Specialized synonyms: Curtailment, Downsizing, Retrenchment, Economy Of Scale
Derivative terms: Economic, Economical, Economize, Economize



2. Adjective. Bringing about salvation or redemption from sin. "Redemptive (or redeeming) love"
Exact synonyms: Redeeming, Redemptive
Similar to: Good
Derivative terms: Redeem

3. Noun. Recovery or preservation from loss or danger. "A surgeon's job is the saving of lives"

4. Adjective. Characterized by thriftiness. "Wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution"
Similar to: Thrifty

5. Noun. The activity of protecting something from loss or danger.
Exact synonyms: Preservation
Specialized synonyms: Environmentalism, Conservation, Self-preservation, Reservation, Immobilisation, Immobilization
Generic synonyms: Protection
Derivative terms: Preserve, Preserve

Definition of Saving

1. a. Preserving; rescuing.

2. prep. or conj. With the exception of; except; excepting; also, without disrespect to.

3. n. Something kept from being expended or lost; that which is saved or laid up; as, the savings of years of economy.

Definition of Saving

1. Noun. A reduction in cost or expenditure. ¹

2. Noun. (context: countable usually plural) Something (usually money) that is saved. ¹

3. Noun. The action of the verb to save. ¹

4. Verb. (present participle of save) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saving

1. the act or an instance of saving [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saving

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saves
savest
savestate
savestates
saveth
savey
saveyed
saveying
saveys
savin
savinase
savinases
savine
savines
saving (current term)
saving(a)
saving grace
saving throw
saving throws
savingly
savingness
savings
savings account
savings account trust
savings accounts
savings and loan
savings bank
savings bank trust

Literary usage of Saving

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1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"Just how much this saving will be depends upon its standard of living, ... But whatever the standard, a wise management of income requires saving part of it ..."

2. Publications by Hampshire Record Society, Winchester, Winchester Hampshire Record Society, American peace society, Algernon Sidney Crapsey, Ernest Howard Crosby, W. Evans Darby, John Hyde De Forest, Charles Edward Jefferson, Augustine Jones, Mrs. L. J. Mead, J. H. Ral (1891)
"... saving for the lands and tenements which they hold of the ... and there to celebrate divine offices at their own expense, saving the right of the mother ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1883)
"Bearing these views in mind continually, can the utility of these societies in child-saving work be questioned for a moment? Perusing the records of cruelty ..."

4. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association (1883)
"Bearing these views in mind continually, can the utility of these societies in child-saving work be questioned for a moment? Perusing the records of cruelty ..."

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