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saving British & World English

An economy of or reduction in money, time, or another resource

saving English Thesaurus

this resulted in a considerable saving in development costs

save1 British & World English

Keep safe or rescue (someone or something) from harm or danger

cost saving British & World English

A reduction in expenses, especially in business

face-saving British & World English

The preserving of one’s reputation, credibility, or dignity

fuel saving British & World English

A reduction in the consumption of fuel

life-saving British & World English

Serving or intended to save a person’s life, especially from illness or injury

time-saving British & World English

Reducing the amount of time needed to do something

energy-saving British & World English

Designed to make economical use of electricity, gas, or other forms of energy

labour-saving British & World English

(Of an appliance) designed to reduce the amount of work needed to do something

saving clause British & World English

A provision in a contract, statute, or other legal document containing an exemption from one or more of its conditions or obligations

saving grace British & World English

The redeeming grace of God

space-saving British & World English

Occupying little space; enabling the available space to be used economically

saving grace English Thesaurus

the bungalow's only saving grace was a room with spectacular views of the sea

daylight saving time British & World English

Time as adjusted to achieve longer evening daylight in summer by setting the clocks an hour ahead of the standard time

autosave British & World English

Save (work) automatically using the autosave facility

dissaving British & World English

The action of spending more than one has earned in a given period

save face British & World English

Avoid humiliation

save someone's bacon in bacon British & World English

Rescue someone from danger or difficulty

save someone's bacon British & World English

Rescue someone from danger or difficulty

save someone's face in face British & World English

Enable someone to avoid humiliation

save someone's face British & World English

Enable someone to avoid humiliation

save one's hide in hide2 British & World English

Escape from danger or difficulty

save one's hide British & World English

Escape from danger or difficulty

save someone's life in life British & World English

Prevent someone’s (or one’s own) death

save someone's life British & World English

Prevent someone’s (or one’s own) death

save the day in save1 British & World English

Find or provide a solution to a difficulty or disaster

save someone's life in save1 British & World English

Prevent someone dying by taking specific action

save someone's skin in save1 British & World English

Rescue someone from danger or difficulty

save the tide in save1 British & World English

Get in and out of port while the tide lasts

save the day British & World English

Find or provide a solution to a difficulty or disaster

save someone's skin British & World English

Rescue someone from danger or difficulty

save the tide British & World English

Get in and out of port while the tide lasts

spare someone's blushes in blush British & World English

Refrain from causing someone embarrassment

spare someone's blushes British & World English

Refrain from causing someone embarrassment

save one's breath in save1 British & World English

Not bother to say something because it is pointless

save one's breath British & World English

Not bother to say something because it is pointless

scrimp British & World English

Be thrifty or parsimonious; economize

save someone the trouble in save1 British & World English

Avoid involving someone in useless or pointless effort

save someone the trouble British & World English

Avoid involving someone in useless or pointless effort


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