Sav´ing   Pronunciation: sāv´ĭng
a.1.Preserving; rescuing.
He is the saving strength of his anointed.
- Ps. xxviii. 8.
2.Avoiding unnecessary expense or waste; frugal; not lavish or wasteful; economical; as, a saving cook.
3.Bringing back in returns or in receipts the sum expended; incurring no loss, though not gainful; as, a saving bargain; the ship has made a saving voyage.
4.Making reservation or exception; as, a saving clause.
prep. 1.With the exception of; except; excepting; also, without disrespect to.
None of us put off our clothes, saving that every one put them off for washing.
- Neh. iv. 23.
n.1.Something kept from being expended or lost; that which is saved or laid up; as, the savings of years of economy.
2.Exception; reservation.
Savings bank
a bank in which savings or earnings are deposited and put at interest.
Noun1.saving - 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"
Synonyms: economy
2.Savingsaving - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
3.saving - the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
Synonyms: preservation
Adj.1.saving - bringing about salvation or redemption from sin; "saving faith"; "redemptive (or redeeming) love"
2.saving - characterized by thriftiness; "wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution"- Ellen Glasgow
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Savannah River
save up
Save your reverence
saved up
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saving grace
savings account
savings account trust
savings and loan
savings and loan association
savings bank
savings bank trust
savings bond
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