Synonyms of saving


1. economy, saving, action

usage: an act of economizing; reduction in cost; "it was a small economy to walk to work every day"; "there was a saving of 50 cents"

2. rescue, deliverance, delivery, saving, recovery, retrieval

usage: recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"

3. preservation, saving, protection

usage: the activity of protecting something from loss or danger


1. salvage, salve, relieve, save, rescue, deliver

usage: save from ruin, destruction, or harm

2. save, preserve, keep, hold on

usage: to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"

3. save, carry through, pull through, bring through

usage: bring into safety; "We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack"

4. save

usage: spend less; buy at a reduced price

5. save, lay aside, save up

usage: accumulate money for future use; "He saves half his salary"

6. save, make unnecessary, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid

usage: make unnecessary an expenditure or effort; "This will save money"; "I'll save you the trouble"; "This will save you a lot of time"

7. deliver, redeem, save

usage: save from sins

8. spare, save, refrain, forbear

usage: refrain from harming

9. save, economize, economise, spend, expend, drop

usage: spend sparingly, avoid the waste of; "This move will save money"; "The less fortunate will have to economize now"

10. keep open, hold open, keep, save, reserve, hold, book

usage: retain rights to; "keep my job for me while I give birth"; "keep my seat, please"; "keep open the possibility of a merger"

11. write, save, record, tape

usage: record data on a computer; "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk"


1. redemptive, redeeming(prenominal), saving(prenominal), good (vs. evil)

usage: bringing about salvation or redemption from sin; "saving faith"; "redemptive (or redeeming) love"

2. saving, thrifty (vs. wasteful)

usage: characterized by thriftiness; "wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution"- Ellen Glasgow

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