Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb save

11 senses of save

Sense 1
salvage, salve, relieve, save -- (save from ruin, destruction, or harm)
       => rescue, deliver -- (free from harm or evil)

Sense 2
save, preserve -- (to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer")
       => keep, hold on -- (retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married")

Sense 3
save, carry through, pull through, bring through -- (bring into safety; "We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack")

Sense 4
save -- (spend less; buy at a reduced price)

Sense 5
save, lay aside, save up -- (accumulate money for future use; "He saves half his salary")

Sense 6
save, make unnecessary -- (make unnecessary an expenditure or effort; "This will save money"; "I'll save you the trouble"; "This will save you a lot of time")
       => prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid -- (keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project")

Sense 7
deliver, redeem, save -- (save from sins)

Sense 8
spare, save -- (refrain from harming)
       => refrain, forbear -- (resist doing something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping")

Sense 9
save, economize, economise -- (spend sparingly, avoid the waste of; "This move will save money"; "The less fortunate will have to economize now")
       => spend, expend, drop -- (pay out; "spend money")

Sense 10
keep open, hold open, keep, save -- (retain rights to; "keep my job for me while I give birth"; "keep my seat, please"; "keep open the possibility of a merger")
       => reserve, hold, book -- (arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance; "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")

Sense 11
write, save -- (record data on a computer; "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk")
       => record, tape -- (register electronically; "They recorded her singing")

Antonyms of adj saved

2 senses of saved

Sense 1
saved (vs. lost) -- (rescued; especially from the power and consequences of sin; "a saved soul")

lost (vs. saved) -- (spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed; "lost souls"; "a lost generation"; "a lost ship"; "the lost platoon")
        => cursed, damned, doomed, unredeemed, unsaved -- (in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell; "poor damned souls")
        => destroyed, ruined -- (destroyed physically or morally)

Sense 2
protected, saved -- (guarded from injury or destruction)

INDIRECT (VIA preserved) -> destroyed -- (spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind")

Similarity of adj saved

2 senses of saved

Sense 1
saved (vs. lost) -- (rescued; especially from the power and consequences of sin; "a saved soul")
       => blessed -- (enjoying the bliss of heaven)
       => ransomed -- (reclaimed by payment of a ransom)
       => rescued, reclaimed -- (delivered from danger)
       => ransomed, redeemed -- (saved from the bondage of sin)
       => salvageable -- (capable of being saved from ruin; "their marriage was not salvageable")
          Also See-> blessed#1, blest#1; found#1; regenerate#1

Sense 2
protected, saved -- (guarded from injury or destruction)
       => preserved (vs. destroyed) -- (kept intact or in a particular condition)

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