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Definitions of save:
  • noun:   (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    Example: "The goalie made a brilliant save"
  • verb:   to keep up and reserve for personal or special use
    Example: "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
  • verb:   feather one's nest; have a nest egg
    Example: "He saves half his salary"
  • verb:   spend less; buy at a reduced price
  • verb:   spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
    Example: "This move will save money"
  • verb:   bring into safety
  • verb:   make unnecessary an expenditure or effort
    Example: "This will save money"
  • verb:   refrain from harming
  • verb:   save from sins
  • verb:   retain rights to
  • verb:   save from ruin, destruction, or harm
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #39321)

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