Definition of save

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • save is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • save is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • save is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of save


  • make unnecessary an expenditure or effort (verb)

    Examples

    1. This will save money
    2. I'll save you the trouble
    3. This will save you a lot of time

    Synonyms

    1. make unnecessary
  • accumulate money for future use (verb)

    Examples

    1. He saves half his salary

    Synonyms

    1. lay aside
    2. save up
  • refrain from harming (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. spare
  • record data on a computer (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. write
  • save from sins (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. deliver
    2. redeem
  • retain rights to (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. hold open
    2. keep
    3. keep open
  • save from ruin, destruction, or harm (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. relieve
    2. salvage
    3. salve
  • to keep up and reserve for personal or special use (verb)

    Examples

    1. She saved the old family photographs in a drawer

    Synonyms

    1. preserve
  • spend sparingly, avoid the waste of (verb)

    Examples

    1. This move will save money

    Synonyms

    1. economise
    2. economize
  • bring into safety (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. bring through
    2. carry through
    3. pull through
  • spend less; buy at a reduced price (verb)
  • (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring (noun)

    Examples

    1. the goalie made a brilliant save
    2. the relief pitcher got credit for a save

See definition of save in Merriam Webster

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