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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Save  \Save\,  prep.  or  conj.  [F.  sauf,  properly  adj.,  safe.  See 
  {Safe},  a.] 
  Except;  excepting;  not  including;  leaving  out  deducting; 
  reserving;  saving. 
 
  Five  times  received  I  forty  stripes  save  one  --2  Cor. 
  xi  24. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Except}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Save  \Save\,  conj. 
  Except;  unless. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Save  \Save\,  n.  [See  {Sage}  the  herb.] 
  The  herb  sage,  or  salvia.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Save  \Save\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Saved};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Saving}.]  [OE.  saven,  sauven  salven,  OF  salver,  sauver,  F. 
  sauver,  L.  salvare,  fr  salvus  saved,  safe.  See  {Safe},  a.] 
  1.  To  make  safe;  to  procure  the  safety  of  to  preserve  from 
  injury,  destruction,  or  evil  of  any  kind  to  rescue  from 
  impending  danger;  as  to  save  a  house  from  the  flames. 
 
  God  save  all  this  fair  company.  --Chaucer. 
 
  He  cried,  saying,  Lord,  save  me  --Matt.  xiv. 
  30. 
 
  Thou  hast  .  .  .  quitted  all  to  save  A  world  from 
  utter  loss  --Milton. 
 
  2.  (Theol.)  Specifically,  to  deliver  from  sin  and  its 
  penalty;  to  rescue  from  a  state  of  condemnation  and 
  spiritual  death,  and  bring  into  a  state  of  spiritual  life. 
 
  Christ  Jesus  came  into  the  world  to  save  sinners. 
  --1  Tim.  i. 
  15. 
 
  3.  To  keep  from  being  spent  or  lost;  to  secure  from  waste  or 
  expenditure;  to  lay  up  to  reserve. 
 
  Now  save  a  nation,  and  now  save  a  groat.  --Pope. 
 
  4.  To  rescue  from  something  undesirable  or  hurtful;  to 
  prevent  from  doing  something  to  spare. 
 
  I'll  save  you  That  labor,  sir.  All's  now  done 
  --Shak. 
 
  5.  To  hinder  from  doing  suffering,  or  happening;  to  obviate 
  the  necessity  of  to  prevent;  to  spare. 
 
  Will  you  not  speak  to  save  a  lady's  blush?  --Dryden. 
 
  6.  To  hold  possession  or  use  of  to  escape  loss  of 
 
  Just  saving  the  tide,  and  putting  in  a  stock  of 
  merit.  --Swift. 
 
  {To  save  appearances},  to  preserve  a  decent  outside;  to  avoid 
  exposure  of  a  discreditable  state  of  things 
 
  Syn:  To  preserve;  rescue;  deliver;  protect;  spare;  reserve; 
  prevent. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Save  \Save\,  v.  i. 
  To  avoid  unnecessary  expense  or  expenditure;  to  prevent 
  waste;  to  be  economical. 
 
  Brass  ordnance  saveth  in  the  quantity  of  the  material. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  save 
  n  :  the  act  of  preventing  the  opposition  from  scoring  (in 
  sports):  "the  goalie  made  a  brilliant  save";  "the  relief 
  pitcher  got  credit  for  a  save" 
  v  1:  save  from  ruin  or  destruction  [syn:  {salvage},  {salve},  {relieve}] 
  2:  to  keep  up  and  reserve  for  personal  or  special  use:  "save 
  something  in  case  you  hit  trouble."  [syn:  {preserve},  {conserve}] 
  3:  bring  into  safety;  "We  pulled  through  most  of  the  victims  of 
  the  bomb  attack"  [syn:  {carry  through},  {pull  through},  {bring 
  through}] 
  4:  spend  less  buy  at  a  reduced  price 
  5:  feather  one's  nest;  have  a  nest  egg;  "He  saves  half  his 
  salary"  [syn:  {lay  aside},  {save  up}]  [ant:  {squander}] 
  6:  make  unnecessary  an  expenditure  or  effort;  "This  will  save 
  money";  "I'll  save  you  the  trouble";  "This  will  save  you  a 
  lot  of  time"  [syn:  {make  unnecessary}] 
  7:  from  sins,  as  in  religious  dogma  [syn:  {deliver},  {redeem}] 
  8:  refrain  from  harming  [syn:  {spare}] 
  9:  avoid  the  spending  or  waste  of  "This  move  will  save  money" 
  10:  retain  rights  to  as  of  a  job  or  a  seat  [syn:  {keep  open},  {hold 
  open},  {keep}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  SAVE 
 
  An  {assembler}  for  the  {Burroughs  220}  by  Melvin  Conway  (see 
  {Conway's  Law}).  The  name  SAVE"  didn't  stand  for  anything 
  it  was  just  that  you  lost  fewer  card  decks  and  listings 
  because  they  all  had  SAVE  written  on  them 
 
  (1995-01-16) 
 
 




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