To save

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Definition

to save (somebody): to help, to rescue (somebody)
verb
You saved my life! This crocodile was going to eat me!

to save (money); to save (time): to not spend, to keep, to conserve (money), to set (money) aside; to gain (time)
verb
I save the tickets to all the concerts I've been to.

to save (data): to keep (data) safe, to preserve (data), to record (data)
verb
Save all your documents before you shut down the computer.

Examples

  • "Her owner wanted to thank me for saving her by giving me a voucher for a free wine tasting at a vineyard."
  • "We are hoping this initiative will save time and avoid hurt feelings (mainly my own)."
  • "It is written in an ancient prophecy that one day, when the Earth is in trouble, an "Ice Accountant" will travel from the past to the future to save the Earth!"
  • "Greenzo: Saving the earth while maintaining profitability."
  • "Perhaps you're saving to buy an apartment, or planning a family: we'll help you out every step of the way."
  • "Well, it looks like you've saved me, Steve."
  • "I have been saving pennies for the last 15 years."
  • "heart attack while saving orphans from a fire."
  • "Philip : But you save 2 dollars per unit!"
  • "They would save $100m if they just got rid of 15% of their workforce."

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