Spanish translation of “save”
save verb /seiv/
› to rescue or bring out of danger
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)
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.
› to keep data in the computer.
saver noun › a person or thing that saves, avoids waste etc
The telephone is a great time-saver. saving noun › a way of saving money etc or the amount saved in this way
It’s a great saving to be able to make one’s own clothes. savings noun plural › money saved up
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.
› a person who rescues a person etc from danger etc
He was the saviour/savior of his country. saving grace noun › a good quality that makes up for a fault
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.