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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
save

Plural
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  1. In various sports, a block that prevents an opponent from scoring.
    The goaltender made a great save.
  2. (baseball) When a relief pitcher comes into a game with a 3 run or less lead, and his team wins while continually being ahead.
    Jones retired seven to earn the save.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A point in a professional wrestling match when one or more wrestlers run to the ring to aid a fellow wrestler who is being beaten.
    The giant wrestler continued to beat down his smaller opponent, until several wrestlers ran in for the save.

Verb

Infinitive
to save

Third person singular
sav

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to save (third-person singular simple present sav, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To help (somebody) to survive, or keep (somebody) from harm.
  2. (transitive) To keep (something) safe; to safeguard.
  3. (transitive) To store for future use.
  4. (transitive) To conserve or prevent the wasting of.
  5. (transitive) To obviate or make unnecessary.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To write a file to disk.
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To redeem or protect someone from eternal damnation.
  8. (intransitive) To economize or avoid waste.
  9. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To accumulate money or valuables.

Derived terms

Translations

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Preposition

save

  1. Except; with the exception of.

Synonyms

  • (with the exception of): except

Translations

Conjunction

save

  1. (dated) unless; except

Derived terms


Tok Pisin

Etymology

Portuguese sabe (know).

Verb

save

  1. (transitive) to know
  2. (transitive) to understand
  3. (transitive) to make a practice or habit of

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