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.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
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
After Ullmark made a diving save on Sheary’s shot from the left side early in the game, the winger finally got the puck past the goaltender in the third for his second goal in as many games.Tom Wilson, Vitek Vanecek lead the Capitals to a 3-1 win over the Sabres|Samantha Pell|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
This continues to be true in the “Legendary Edition,” but your saves from the original trilogy may or may not work.Everything we know about ‘Mass Effect: Legendary Edition’: No multiplayer, ‘Mass Effect 1’ changes|Elise Favis|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
It was sold as an enormous time saver but turns out to have slowed her down.The (So Far) Failed Promise of Electronic Medical Records||January 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Matt Saver, Pat Kingsley, Jennifer Allen, Grant Niman, and his uncle Jerry Borack, may he rest in peace.Read the Full Transcript of Jodie Foster’s Golden Globes Speech|The Daily Beast Video|January 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Vacuum marinator To use this, you need a food saver (look down the list).
He was called a baby killer when he returned home, and he became an uncommonly brave baby saver with the FDNY.The Bush Administration Know-It-Alls Who Failed to Heed Warnings Before 9/11|Michael Daly|September 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He found his measure of peace in becoming a rescuer and a baby saver with the FDNY.
And his popular sobriquet was Simon the Saver (Anglicè, miser).Fifty-Two Stories For Girls|Various
Such an institution would be a very great saver of time, and so a great blessing.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall
The beating net, which is constructed on the same general plan as the butterfly net, is valuable here as a time saver.
It is in some respects preferable to the so-called ‘Dimmock process,’ and particularly as a time-saver.
They welcomed Enslee as a life-saver, embraced him, and bade him confirm their worst suspicions of Paris.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
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)
Word Origin for save
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