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Definition

[n] the act of preventing the opposition from scoring (in sports); "the goalie made a brilliant save"; "the relief pitcher got credit for a save"
[v] make unnecessary an expenditure or effort; "This will save money"; "I'll save you the trouble"; "This will save you a lot of time"
[v] to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"
[v] feather one's nest; have a nest egg; "He saves half his salary"
[v] spend less; buy at a reduced price
[v] retain rights to; "keep my job for me while I give birth"; "keep my seat, please"; "keep open the possibility of a merger"
[v] spend sparingly, avoid the waste of; "This move will save money"; "The less fortunate will have to economize now"
[v] refrain from harming
[v] save from ruin or destruction
[v] from sins, as in religious dogma
[v] bring into safety; "We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack"

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Antonyms

blow, squander