Translation of "save" - English-Spanish dictionary

save

verb uk /seɪv/ (present participle saving, past tense and past participle saved)

A2 (also save up) to keep money so that you can buy something with it in the future

ahorrar
We’ve saved almost $900 for our wedding.

A2 to keep something to use in the future

guardar
I’ve saved some food for you.
save files, work, etc.

A2 to store work or information on a computer

guardar archivos, el trabajo, etc.

B1 to stop someone or something from being killed or destroyed

salvar
He was badly injured, but the doctors saved his life.
save money, space, time, etc.

B1 to reduce the amount of money, space, time, etc. that you have to use

ahorrar dinero, espacio, tiempo, etc.
You’ll save time by doing it yourself.
save a goal

to stop a player from scoring a goal

parar un gol

(Translation of “save” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

save

verb /seiv/

to rescue or bring out of danger

salvar, rescatar
He saved his friend from drowning
The house was burnt but he saved the pictures.

to keep (money etc) for future use

ahorrar, guardar, economizar
He’s saving (his money) to buy a bicycle
They’re saving for a house.

to prevent the using or wasting of (money, time, energy etc)

ahorrar
Frozen foods save a lot of trouble
I’ll telephone and that will save me writing a letter.

in football etc, to prevent the opposing team from scoring a goal

parar, impedir que se marque un gol
The goalkeeper saved six goals.

to free from the power of sin and evil.

salvar

to keep data in the computer.

guardar, archivar
saver noun

a person or thing that saves, avoids waste etc

ahorrador
The telephone is a great time-saver.
saving noun

a way of saving money etc or the amount saved in this way

ahorro
It’s a great saving to be able to make one’s own clothes.
savings noun plural

money saved up

ahorros
He keeps his savings in the bank.
savings and loan association noun

(American ) a financial organization that lends money to people who want to buy a house and pays interest on money saved with the organization; building society(British)

Sociedad de Préstamo Inmobiliario
saviour noun ( savior)

(usually with capital ) a person or god who saves people from sin, hell etc.

salvador

a person who rescues a person etc from danger etc

salvador
He was the saviour/savior of his country.
saving grace noun

a good quality that makes up for a fault

mérito
His speeches are boring but they have the saving grace of being short.
savings account noun

an account in a bank or post office on which interest is paid

cuenta de ahorros
She’s going to pay the money into her savings account.
savings bank noun

a bank that receives small savings and gives interest.

caja de ahorros
save up phrasal verb

to save

ahorrar, guardar dinero
He’s been saving up for a new bike.

(Translation of “save” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)