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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 save /ˈsev/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 保存 SAV

From: Network Terminology

 存 節省 保留

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Save, conj. Except; unless.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Save n.  The herb sage, or salvia. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]