verb (used with object), saved, sav·ing.
verb (used without object), saved, sav·ing.
- an act of copying a file or other data to a storage medium: The server is scheduled to execute a systemwide save at the end of the work day.
- one version of a saved file: We can recover the lost data if we restore it from a previous save.
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Example sentences from the Web for save
Perhaps a country that’s been through the turmoil of three presidents in a week needs a goalkeeper to make a save.
Open up a playlist, click Edit, check the Collaborative box, and Save.The best way to share playlists on every major platform|David Nield|October 8, 2020|Popular Science
Even after a site has been migrated, rankings for important pages may fluctuate and search engines may have to index new URLs, so save site migrations and other projects that could affect your visibility and user experience for later.Holiday shopping SEO: Last-minute tips and techniques for e-commerce sites|George Nguyen|September 18, 2020|Search Engine Land
In the case of 1Password and its browser extension, look for the Save in 1Password button when you’re logging in.
Once created, offering quick access to their list makes it easy to add saved items to their shopping cart for fast checkout.How retailers can maximize the influx of organic search traffic to PDPs during COVID-19|Shana Pilewski|April 9, 2020|Search Engine Watch
If the world is going to end, why are evangelicals so busy trying to save it?
Mills was lying on the sidewalk, dying, right in front of people trained to save him.
Like background check laws across the country, it will help keep guns out of dangerous hands, reduce gun crime, and save lives.
“We started doing this because we want to save lives,” Jonson says.
Alexander and Adorno were doing what they could to save the officer on the passenger side, Liu.
The troops had moved on, save the detail singled for police duty.The Rustler of Wind River|G. W. Ogden
But the watcher made no movement, nor could I hear a sound, save that of the rising wind playing its dirge through the woods.In Hostile Red|Joseph Altsheler
We have seen that the British could not save the lighthouse.The Siege of Boston|Allen French
Though he had nobody to save for, he laid up at least as much as he spent.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
I would have given it to her with both hands to save her from this.Annajanska, the Bolshevik Empress|George Bernard Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for save (1 of 2)
Derived forms of savesavable or saveable, adjectivesavableness or saveableness, nounsaver, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for save (2 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with save
In addition to the idioms beginning with save
- saved by the bell
- save face
- save for a rainy day
- save one's bacon
- save one's breath
- save the day
- save up
- penny saved is a penny earned
- rainy day, save for a
- scrimp and save
- to save one's life