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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Origin of save1
OTHER WORDS FROM save
Definition for save (2 of 3)
Origin of save2
synonym study for save
Definition for save (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for save
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
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
“Before they became something to be saved, they were just worthless,” she writes.To Catch a Sex Worker: A&E’s Awful, Exploitative Ambush Show|Samantha Allen|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the wise guidance, judicious and calm leadership of the men in these schools that saved the day at Atlanta.Twenty-Five Years in the Black Belt|William James Edwards
You call him evil, he who saved your lives, who saved you from the swords of my soldiers!The Black Box|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Could she hate a country, however barren and rough, if it had saved the health and happiness of her future husband?The Call of the Canyon|Zane Grey
No one saved her, but many did rush to the fore, and die for her.
Greif's luck had saved him, and what was life to him was death to Rex.Greifenstein|F. Marion Crawford
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