Related formssav·ing·ly, adverbnon·sav·ing, adjectiveun·sav·ing, adjectiveun·sav·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for saving (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), saved, sav·ing.
verb (used without object), saved, sav·ing.
Origin of save1
Examples from the Web for saving
Now, the goalkeeper is out with a memoir about his life until that point: The Keeper: A Life of Saving Goals and Achieving Them.
But it remains a moral crime to vilify good cops who have made the city safe, saving thousands of lives.
We thanked them on stage for saving our asses and supporting indie music.
Their last hope for saving humanity, Eugene, turned out to be a liar with no idea how to stop the zombie virus.‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Scott Gimple Teases ‘Darker, Weirder’ Times Ahead|Melissa Leon|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Seat belt use alone is credited with saving 300,000 lives over the past forty years.Heed the Warnings: Why We’re on the Brink of Mass Extinction|Sean B. Carroll|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had everything to gain by saving it as a basis of operations for his army.The Thirty Years' War|Samuel Rawson Gardiner
A stone wall,—all the fugitives cleared it saving the last, behind whom was strapped a young man, fast prisoner.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Joe, I dont know that theres the slightest hope of saving the mare, but Id like to bring her home and try.
He said the Yankees were on the creek about three miles below my house, and he was saving his pony.Two Wars: An Autobiography of General Samuel G. French|Samuel Gibbs French
He wants to thank you, if he has strength to do it, for saving him from the death which seemed inevitable.A Mortal Antipathy|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
British Dictionary definitions for saving (1 of 3)
Derived Formssavingly, adverb
British Dictionary definitions for saving (2 of 3)
Derived Formssavable or saveable, adjectivesavableness or saveableness, nounsaver, noun
Word Origin for save
British Dictionary definitions for saving (3 of 3)
Word Origin for save
Idioms and Phrases with saving
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