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Definitions of save:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb intransitive

To be economical.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To avoid unnecessary expense; to prevent waste; to lay by money.

part of speech: verb

To preserve from any evil; to rescue; to deliver; to bring out of danger; to preserve from everlasting misery; to hinder from being spent or lost; to prevent; to preserve or lay by; to spare.

part of speech: preposition

Except; not including.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bring safe out of evil: to rescue: to reserve: to spare.

Usage examples for save:

  • If they are good they shall save you." "A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences", Laura S. Haviland
  • I want to save him the long drive home first. "The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife", Ellen M. Firebaugh
  • Oh, Billikins, save me- save me! "The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories", Ethel M. Dell
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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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