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Synonyms for save

Synonyms for (noun) save

Synonyms: save Definition: (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring Usage: the goalie made a brilliant save; the relief pitcher got credit for a save

Similar words: prevention, bar Definition: the act of preventing Usage: there was no bar against leaving; money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza

Synonyms for (verb) save

Synonyms: save, make unnecessary Definition: make unnecessary an expenditure or effort Usage: This will save money; I'll save you the trouble; This will save you a lot of time

Similar words: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project

Synonyms: write, save Definition: record data on a computer Usage: boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk

Similar words: record, tape Definition: register electronically Usage: They recorded her singing

Synonyms: preserve, save Definition: to keep up and reserve for personal or special use Usage: She saved the old family photographs in a drawer

Similar words: hold on, keep Definition: retain possession of Usage: Can I keep my old stuffed animals?; She kept her maiden name after she married

Synonyms: hold open, keep, keep open, save Definition: retain rights to Usage: keep my job for me while I give birth; keep my seat, please; keep open the possibility of a merger

Similar words: book, reserve, hold Definition: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance Usage: reserve me a seat on a flight; The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family; please hold a table at Maxim's

Synonyms: save, economise, economize Definition: spend sparingly, avoid the waste of Usage: This move will save money; The less fortunate will have to economize now

Similar words: spend, expend, drop Definition: pay out Usage: spend money

Synonyms: spare, save Definition: refrain from harming

Similar words: forbear, refrain Definition: resist doing something Usage: He refrained from hitting him back; she could not forbear weeping

Synonyms: salvage, salve, save, relieve Definition: save from ruin, destruction, or harm

Similar words: rescue, deliver Definition: free from harm or evil