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saving

noun

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Synonyms of saving (Entry 2 of 5)

if it were not for the fact that
  • I would be ready, saving the fact that I can't find my missing shoe

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not including
  • saving three members, the club is now fully committed to the fund-raising project

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saving

adjective

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saving

verb
present participle of save

Synonyms & Antonyms of saving (Entry 5 of 5)

1 to free from the penalties or consequences of sin
  • the Christian belief that Jesus lived and died to save humanity

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2 to remove from danger or harm
  • the firefighters managed to save the family just as the burning building was collapsing

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3 to avoid unnecessary waste or expense
  • we'll have to scrimp and save to be able to afford college

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5 to keep or intend for a special purpose
  • I'm saving this dress for a formal occasion

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The first known use of saving was in the 14th century

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“Saving.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/saving. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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