Definitions for save

Definitions for (noun) save

Main entry: save

Definition: (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring

Usage: the goalie made a brilliant save; the relief pitcher got credit for a save

Definitions for (verb) save

Main entry: save, make unnecessary

Definition: make unnecessary an expenditure or effort

Usage: This will save money; I'll save you the trouble; This will save you a lot of time

Main entry: write, save

Definition: record data on a computer

Usage: boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk

Main entry: preserve, save

Definition: to keep up and reserve for personal or special use

Usage: She saved the old family photographs in a drawer

Main entry: lay aside, save, save up

Definition: accumulate money for future use

Usage: He saves half his salary

Main entry: save

Definition: spend less; buy at a reduced price

Main entry: hold open, keep, keep open, save

Definition: retain rights to

Usage: keep my job for me while I give birth; keep my seat, please; keep open the possibility of a merger

Main entry: save, economise, economize

Definition: spend sparingly, avoid the waste of

Usage: This move will save money; The less fortunate will have to economize now

Main entry: spare, save

Definition: refrain from harming

Main entry: salvage, salve, save, relieve

Definition: save from ruin, destruction, or harm

Main entry: redeem, deliver, save

Definition: save from sins

Main entry: save, pull through, carry through, bring through

Definition: bring into safety

Usage: We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack

Visual thesaurus for save