save

save
save
save1 [sāv]
vt.
saved, saving [ME saven < OFr sauver, salver < L salvare < salvus, SAFE]
1. to rescue or preserve from harm, danger, injury, etc.; make or keep safe
2. to keep in health and well-being: now only in certain formulas [God save the king!]
3. to preserve for future use; lay by: often with up
4. to prevent or guard against loss or waste of [to save time, to save a game]
5. to avoid, prevent, lessen, or guard against [to save wear and tear]
6. to treat or use carefully in order to preserve, lessen wear, etc.
7. Comput. to copy (data, a file, etc.) from random-access memory to a disk, tape, etc. for storage
8. Theol. to deliver from sin and its penalties
vi.
1. to avoid expense, loss, waste, etc.; be economical
2. to keep something or someone from danger, harm, etc.
3. to put by money or goods; hoard: often with up
4. to keep; last
5. Theol. to bring about deliverance from sin and its penalties
n.
1. Sports an action that keeps an opponent from scoring or winning
2. Baseball the preserving of a team's lead by a relief pitcher in the final inning
SYN.- RESCUE
savable
adj.
saveable
saver
n.
save2 [sāv]
prep.
[ME sauf < OFr, lit., SAFE: sense developed from use in absolute constructions, e.g. sauf le droit, right (being) safe]
except; but
conj.
1. except; but
2. Archaic unless

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