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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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Showing just how dangerously volatile it is, the London Metal Exchange last week totally reversed the performance of the previous one by recording almost a clean sweep of losses with only one of the aluminium alloy contracts saving the situation by showing a modest gain.
There's not a lot of hope for saving the situation with a bad boss," said Jerry Weinger, chairman of Bernard Haldane Associates.
McGregor was delighted at saving the situation for his colleagues, but relieved at the same time having taken responsibility for the backline blunders which almost cost his team dearly.