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Save

To except, reserve, or exempt; as where a statute saves vested—fixed—rights. To toll, or suspend the running or operation of; as, to save the Statute of Limitations.

save

conjunction bar, barring, besides, but for, excepting, lacking, leaving out, not including, short of, without

save

preposition but, except, exclusive of, less, minus

save

(Conserve), verb hold, keep safe, preserve, redeem, salvage

save

(Hold back), verb economize, hoard, keep, reserve, retain

save

(Rescue), verb avert, defend, fend off, give salvaaion, help, liberate, protect, safeguard, shield
See also: conserve, deposit, extricate, free, fund, garner, glean, hold, keep, maintain, perpetuate, possess, preserve, prolong, protect, release, remedy, renew, rescue, reserve, retain, shelter, store, sustain, unless
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To this there was no exception, save when the accident was one for which the firm was liable; in that case they would send a slippery lawyer to see him, first to try to get him to sign away his claims, but if he was too smart for that, to promise him that he and his should always be provided with work.
He said dey ain't nobody kin save his own self-- can't do it by faith, can't do it by works, can't do it no way at all.
Not so, father Cedric,'' said Athelstane, grasping his hand, for, when roused to think or act, his deeds and sentiments were not unbecoming his high race ``Not so,'' he continued; ``I would rather remain in this hall a week without food save the prisoner's stinted loaf, or drink save the prisoner's measure of water, than embrace the opportunity to escape which the slave's untaught kindness has purveyed for his master.
Like all others who were controlled during this fatal retreat by some powerful sentiment, he found a strength to save his friends which he could not have put forth to save himself.
This intelligence restored every one save Athos to gayety.
Sir, we are in the face of great disaster, and without your help know not whether we shall save our fleet or lose it.
All- all expired save thee- save less than thou: Save only the divine light in thine eyes- Save but the soul in thine uplifted eyes.
Nothing that I know of," answered the Woodman; but the Scarecrow, who had been trying to think, but could not because his head was stuffed with straw, said, quickly, "Oh, yes; you can save our friend, the Cowardly Lion, who is asleep in the poppy bed.
The savages have got a fine scare, and we shall save him
When the expedition returned, following their fruitless endeavor to succor D'Arnot, Captain Dufranne was anxious to steam away as quickly as possible, and all save Jane had acquiesced.
Only a Frenchman could perform a great deed, and to save his life- the life of M.
Should you call it bad news to be told that you were to live at Stone Court, and manage the farm, and be remarkably prudent, and save money every year till all the stock and furniture were your own, and you were a distinguished agricultural character, as Mr.