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save

Definitions by Oxford


[seɪv], (Verb)

Definitions:
- keep safe or rescue (someone or something) from harm or danger
(e.g: they brought him in to help save the club from bankruptcy)

- keep and store up (something, especially money) for future use
(e.g: she had never been able to save much from her salary)

- keep (data) by moving a copy to a storage location
(e.g: save the instructions to a new file)

- avoid the need to use up or spend (money, time, or other resources)
(e.g: save £20 on a new camcorder)

- prevent an opponent from scoring (a goal or point) in a game or from winning (the game)
(e.g: the powerful German saved three match points)


Phrases:
- save someone the trouble
- save someone's life
- save someone's skin
- save the day
- save the tide

Origin:
Middle English: from Old French sauver, from late Latin salvare, from Latin salvus ‘safe’. The noun dates from the late 19th century


[seɪv], (Noun)

Definitions:
- (in soccer and hockey) an act of preventing an opponent's scoring
(e.g: the keeper made a great save)

- an act of saving data to a storage location.


Phrases:
- save someone the trouble
- save someone's life
- save someone's skin
- save the day
- save the tide

Origin:


[seɪv], (Preposition)

Definitions:
- other than; except for
(e.g: no one needed to know save herself)


Phrases:

Origin:
Middle English: from Old French sauf, sauve, from Latin salvo, salva (ablative singular of salvus ‘safe’), used in phrases such as salvo jure, salva innocentia ‘with no violation of right or innocence’


[seɪv], (Conjunction)

Definitions:
- except
(e.g: little is known of his early life, save that he went to school in Brighton)


Phrases:

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