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Translation of "save" - English-Spanish dictionary

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.
(Definition of save from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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