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