存 節省 保留
Save, conj. Except; unless.
Save v. t. [imp. & p. p. Saved p. pr. & vb. n. Saving.]
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.
Save n. The herb sage, or salvia. [Obs.]
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.
Save, prep. ∨ conj. Except; excepting; not including; leaving out; deducting; reserving; saving.
Five times received I forty stripes save one. --2 Cor. xi. 24.
Syn: -- See Except.
n : (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring;
"the goalie made a brilliant save"; "the relief pitcher
got credit for a save"
v 1: save from ruin, destruction, or harm [syn: salvage, salve,
2: to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She
saved the old family photographs in a drawer" [syn: preserve]
3: bring into safety; "We pulled through most of the victims of
the bomb attack" [syn: carry through, pull through, bring
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]
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: save from sins [syn: deliver, redeem]
8: refrain from harming [syn: spare]
9: spend sparingly, avoid the waste of; "This move will save
money"; "The less fortunate will have to economize now"
[syn: economize, economise]
10: retain rights to; "keep my job for me while I give birth";
"keep my seat, please"; "keep open the possibility of a
merger" [syn: keep open, hold open, keep]