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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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Will environmental forestry save the day for Fibreboard and for its several thousand employees?
Kurtzman added, "However, in the context of a monster movie, it's challenging, because monster movies are about characters who are often very out of control, and don't know how to save the day. The first thing I said to Tom [Cruise] was, 'It'll be scarier if we can take away the fundamental knowledge that you're gonna solve the problem.'"
The 'Save the Day' website, meanwhile, described itself as 'a short-form production company dedicated to the idea that voting is a necessary and heroic act.'
Unfortunately, when his employer's son is kidnapped by Russian criminals and infected with a deadly disease, it's down to him to save the day. Matthew Modine and Amber Valletta also star.
When a crisis happens, Jake's right there to save the day. Marcin Baranski's drawings are simple, yet fun embellishments.
A robin named Kirrick helps to save the day by calling on large birds and working with ants who carry poison into the carcasses of meat to be gorged by the black magpies and crows.
Mayhem ensues, with the two leading ladies proving you don't need men to save the day. Arquette won a BAFTA for her role in this film and Madonna's performance is top notch, too.
However, counting on private pay to save the day may lead to disappointment, in Davis's view.
Jules gets a panic attack while trying to rescue her, leaving Lily to try to save the day. Martha finally decides to quit her lapdancing job, but promptly caves in as soon as Cam tells her he loves her.
Unable to stand back and allow the mismatched psychos to escape, he begins a daring bid to save the day. With John Cusack.

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