There are 2 main translations of save in Italian:

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save 1

British English: /seɪv/
American English: /seɪv/

transitive verb

  • 1 (rescue)
    (person, environment, job, match, film, marriage, sanity) from da
    to save somebody's sight, leg
    salvare la vista, la gamba di qualcuno
    to save somebody, something from doing
    impedire a qualcuno, qualcosa di fare
    to save somebody from himself
    salvare qualcuno da se stesso
    to save lives
    salvare vite umane
    to save somebody's life
    salvare la vita a qualcuno
    he can't speak German to save his life! [informal]
    è assolutamente negato per il tedesco
    to save the day o the situation
    by doing facendo
    to save face
  • 2 (put by, keep)
    (food) to do per fare
    (goods, documents) for per
    to have money saved
    avere dei soldi da parte
    to save something for somebody, to save somebody something
    tenere qualcosa per qualcuno
    (place, food)
    to save something for future generations
    preservare qualcosa per le generazioni future
    to save a dance, an evening for somebody
    riservare un ballo, tenersi libera una serata per qualcuno
    to save something until the end o till last
    conservare qualcosa fino alla fine o tenersi qualcosa per la fine
  • 3 (economize on)
    (money, fuel, energy, water) by doing facendo
    (time, space) by doing facendo
    to save one's energy, voice
    risparmiare le proprie forze, la voce
    you'll save money, £20
    risparmierete denaro, 20 sterline
    to save somebody something
    fare risparmiare qualcosa a qualcuno
    risparmiare qualcosa a qualcuno, evitare qualcosa a qualcuno
    (trouble, expense, journey)
    fare risparmiare, fare guadagnare qualcosa a qualcuno
    it will save us time, money
    ci farà risparmiare tempo, denaro
    to save somebody, something (from) doing
    evitare a qualcuno, qualcosa di fare
    to save doing
    evitare di fare
  • 6 (Computing)
    (file, data) on to su

intransitive verb

reflexive verb

  • to save oneself 1.1 (rescue oneself)
    [figurative] by doing facendo
    to save oneself from doing
    risparmiarsi o evitarsi di fare
    to save oneself from drowning
    salvarsi dall'annegamento
    (keep energy)
    for per
    (keep virginity)
    mantenersi casto
    for per
    1.3 (avoid waste) See examples:to save oneself money
    risparmiare o fare economie
    to save oneself time to save oneself trouble, a journey
    risparmiarsi il disturbo, un viaggio


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Phrasal verbs

save up:

1 save up to save up for o towards 2 save up [something], save [something] up 2.1
(money) to do per fare

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There are 2 main translations of save in Italian:

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save 2
British English: /seɪv/
American English: /seɪv/



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