There are 4 translations of save in Spanish:

save1

Pronunciation: /seɪv/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (rescue, preserve) salvar new investment could save 500 jobs una nueva inversión podría salvar 500 puestos de trabajo she wants to save her reputation/marriage quiere salvar su reputación/matrimonio rescue workers saved 20 people from the burning house los trabajadores del servicio de salvamento rescataron a 20 personas del incendio to save sth/sb from sth/-ing salvar algo/a algn de algo/ + inf to save sb from defeat/disaster salvar a algn de la derrota/del desastre you saved me from drowning/falling me salvaste de ahogarme/caerme you saved me from making a fool of myself gracias a ti no hice el ridículo to save sb from herself/himself impedir* que algn siga haciéndose daño God save the King/Queen! ¡Dios salve or guarde al Rey/a la Reina! to save the situation salvar la situación to save one's bacon o neck o skin [colloquial/familiar] salvar el pellejo [familiar/colloquial] he'd do anything to save his own neck o skin o bacon haría cualquier cosa con tal de salvar el pellejo save it! (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] ¡olvídalo! 1.2 (redeem) [soul/sinner] salvar, redimir
  • 2 2.1 (be economical with) [money/fuel/space] ahorrar it saves (me) a lot of time/work (me) ahorra mucho tiempo/trabajo you can save a lot of money buying a season ticket se ahorra mucho dinero comprando un abono 2.2 (spare, avoid) [trouble/expense/embarrassment] ahorrar, evitar these machines save labor estas máquinas ahorran trabajoto save (sb) sth/-ing she recorded the lecture to save having to take notes grabó la conferencia para ahorrarse tener que tomar apuntes drip-drying the shirts saves ironing them si dejas escurrir las camisas, te evitas or te ahorras tener que plancharlas it will save you a journey o your having to make another journey te ahorrarás un viaje or tener que hacer otro viaje
  • 3 3.1 (keep, put aside) guardar; [money] ahorrar we've saved $5,000 so far hasta ahora hemos ahorrado 5.000 dólares don't eat it now; save it for later no te lo comas ahora; déjalo para luego save a slice for me, save me a slice guárdame un trozo I'm saving this dress for best este vestido lo reservo para las ocasiones especiales save my place guárdame el sitio save me some space at the bottom of the page déjame sitio al final de la página I'm saving the tokens colecciono or estoy juntando los vales to save oneself for sb/sth reservarse para algn/algo to save one's energy/strength guardarse las energías/las fuerzas to save sth till (the) last dejar algo para el final to save one's breath [colloquial/familiar] no gastar saliva [familiar/colloquial] 3.2 [Comput] guardar, almacenar

vi

  • 1 1.1 (put money aside) ahorrar 1.2 (economize) ahorrar to save on sth ahorrar algo to save on fuel ahorrar combustible

Phrasal verbs

save up

v + adv ahorrar I'm saving up for a car/to buy a car estoy ahorrando para (comprarme) un coche 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o ahorrar

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There are 4 translations of save in Spanish:

save2

n

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).

There are 4 translations of save in Spanish:

save3

prep

[formal]
  • 1.1 (apart from) save (for) salvo, excepto, con excepción de 1.2save for (if it were not for) he would have died, save for the fact that … se habría muerto, si no hubiera sido porque … or de no haber sido porque …

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).

There are 4 translations of save in Spanish:

save4

conj

  • [archaic/arcaico] save that de no haber sido porque

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Word of the day ojota
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Cultural fact of the day

In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).