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  2  definitions  found 
  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. 
  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. 
  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 
  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; 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  rescued;  especially  from  the  power  and  consequences  of  sin; 
  "a  saved  soul"  [ant:  {lost}] 
  2:  guarded  from  injury  or  destruction  [syn:  {protected}] 

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