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  • v  save from ruin, destruction, or harm
  • v  to keep up and reserve for personal or special use
    She saved the old family photographs in a drawer
  • v  bring into safety
  • v  spend less; buy at a reduced price
  • v  accumulate money for future use
  • v  make unnecessary an expenditure or effort
  • v  save from sins
  • v  refrain from harming
  • v  spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
  • v  retain rights to
  • v  record data on a computer
  • a  rescued; especially from the power and consequences of sin
    a saved soul
  • s  guarded from injury or destruction

  • Instead of allowing her political career to go down with her governorship, Swift stepped aside and saved it.
  • I think the relevant question really is "Should print media be saved?" No one that I know has made a cogent argument here; most of the missives are both sentimental and illogical.
  • The medical researcher's simple idea has saved thousands of lives.
News & Articles

  • Deputy saved by vest has long road ahead, sheriff says
    His life was saved by body armor after he was shot directly in the chest, but the ordeal is far from over, Sheriff Sadie Darnell said.
    June 17, 2013 - The Gainesville Sun
  • Athletic physicals have saved at least one life
    Athletic physicals have saved at least one life Seated in an Oak Ridge High School locker room and tipping the scales at all of about 90 pounds, I vividly recall a perplexed Horton glancing at his blood pressure monitor like it was broken. [...] after multiple tests and after I had to give up Little League baseball in the middle of a pennant run, a wise physician at Houston's Northeast Medical ...
    June 17, 2013 - Houston Chronicle
  • Smoke alarms saved Suffern family, fire chief says
    Smoke detectors saved the day - again. The shrilling sound woke up a family of four on Iroquois Court just before 2 a.m. Saturday, Suffern Fire Chief Mike Stark said.
    June 15, 2013 - The Journal News

  • Vice President Dick Cheney in Waco Tribune Herald
    The documents released Monday clearly demonstrated that the individuals subjected to enhanced interrogation techniques provided the bulk of intelligence we gained about al Qaeda,Cheney said in a written statement. "This intelligence saved...
  • Bert van Marwijk in
    At a crucial stage, Maarten Stekelenburg saved us,van Marwijk said.
  • Carlos Queiroz in The Associated Press
    His performance was brilliant,Portugal coach Carlos Queiroz said of his goalkeeper. "He saved and kept the team fighting for the result."

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