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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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