: set aside, stored, or preserved for later use
saved money
Most of the time what I write that later might seem to be a "character" is only an on-going assemblage of sentences—lines of made-up or saved dialogue, bits of personally interesting description …Richard Ford
religion : delivered from sin and from spiritual death : rescued from eternal punishment
a saved soul

Examples of saved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Beautiful storage box Many gardeners have a treasured collection of saved seeds from previous seasons to plant in their future gardens. Ebony Roberts, wsj.com, 17 Oct. 2023 Microsoft is working on an easier way to view your saved Wi-Fi passwords in Windows, the company reveals in its latest blog post. Umar Shakir, The Verge, 24 May 2023 Customers can then select from the full menu of brands and flavors, and the machine will subsequently pour their drink. Coca-Cola Freestyle app users can opt to scan the QR code in the app for a similar experience, with the option to pour pre-saved mixes. Coral Murphy, USA TODAY, 14 July 2020 In short, iOS 16 will allow users to see WiFi passwords for saved networks. Yoni Heisler, BGR, 24 June 2022 Put your saved money aside and plan an awesome vacation for 2021 instead. Matt Jancer, Wired, 19 Dec. 2020 The current Premium account will be imported to Premium Duo, along with saved music, podcasts, playlists, and recommendations, Spotify says. Aric Jenkins, Fortune, 1 July 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of saved was in the 14th century

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“Saved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saved. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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