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
It’s starting to be the norm for him to make those big saves.Alex Ovechkin returns, scores overtime winner as Capitals beat Bruins, 4-3|Samantha Pell|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
With the help of the Save button on your site pages, your customers can save things from your website to Pinterest.Pinterest SEO guide: Eight tips for search-friendly pins|Aleh Barysevich|January 26, 2021|Search Engine Watch
Facebook has an option for Save video under the three dots in the top right corner of a post, but this just saves it within Facebook.How to save important photos and video from the web|John Kennedy|January 19, 2021|Popular Science
Top goalies, such as Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins, have a save percentage of about 93 percent.
On Monday night, he became the first pitcher to win rookie of the year honors following a season in which he made no starts and earned no saves.Brewers’ Devin Williams, Mariners’ Kyle Lewis win MLB Rookie of the Year awards|Dave Sheinin|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Saved from the public gallows, Weeks was virtually exiled from the city, and wound up in Mississippi, where he raised a family.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was the one that saved me so I could have Christmas in Bali.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Italian navy tweeted regular updates of the saved-to-stranded passenger ratio.‘We’re Going to Die’: Survivors Recount Greek Ferry Fire Horror|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is partly because it can be said that this is the book that saved Christmas.
As a teen, she wowed in films like Donnie Darko and Saved!Jena Malone’s Long, Strange Trip From Homelessness to Hollywood Stardom|Marlow Stern|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She had just left the wharf at Cincinnati for Louisville, with 225 passengers on board, of whom but 124 were saved.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
She thought, knowing Janet to be at liberty and never dreaming that she would refuse: "I am saved--for the present."Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Labor, so it was argued, was perpetually being saved by the constant introduction of new uses of machinery.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
But he was rescued by the efforts of the sailors, who threw him a rope by which he saved himself.
By sheer force of character Lannes thus dominated the situation and saved the lives of himself and his escort.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
British Dictionary definitions for save (1 of 2)
Derived forms of savesavable or saveable, adjectivesavableness or saveableness, nounsaver, noun
Word Origin for save
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