An act of economizing; reduction in cost:
— There was a saving of 50 cents.
Dutch: bezuiniging, ombuiging, uitsparing
Recovery or preservation from loss or danger:
— A surgeon's job is the saving of lives.
Dutch: bevrijding, verlossing, behoud, behoudenis, heil, redding
The activity of protecting something from loss or danger.
Dutch: behoud, conservering, consolidatie, handhaving, instandhouding, verduurzaming
Bringing about salvation or redemption from sin:
— Saving faith.
Characterized by thriftiness.
Moby thesaurus: Scotch, aside from, bar, barring, beside, besides, but, cache, canny, careful, chary, cheeseparing, compensating, compensatory, conservancy, conservation, conservational, conservationism, conservationist, conservative ... show more.
sports The act of preventing the opposition from scoring.
To keep up and reserve for personal or special use:
— She saved the old family photographs in a drawer.
Dutch: openhouden, vrijhouden
Spend less; buy at a reduced price.
Accumulate money for future use:
— He saves half his salary.
Make unnecessary an expenditure or effort:
— This will save money.
— I'll save you the trouble.
— This will save you a lot of time.
synonym: make unnecessary.
Save from sins.
Roget 672: deliver, extricate, rescue, save, emancipate, redeem, ransom; bring off, bring through; tirer d'affaire [Fr.], get the wheel out of the rut, snatch from the jaws of death, come to the rescue; rid; ... show more
Dutch: bevrijden, vrijkopen
Refrain from harming.
Spend sparingly, avoid the waste of:
— This move will save money.
Roget 817: be economical etc. adj.; 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, ... show more
Record data on a computer.
Moby thesaurus: 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 ... show more.
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