Definition of save someone's life
1 : to stop (someone) from dying or being killed : to rescue (someone) who is in terrible danger She thanked the firefighters who saved her life.
2 informal : to help (someone) in an important way —often used to thank someone for his or her helpThanks for covering for me. You really saved my life.
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