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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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To the companies that sell perishable commodities, an instantaneous conversation with a buyer in a distant city has often saved a carload or a cargo.
Because of her courage, nearly all were saved, though she herself was drowned at the switchboard.
But when the danger was most imminent, we were saved in a mysterious way.
"Saved! saved!" was the word that rang out, all down the long rank of the caravan.
Oh, thank de lord in heaven, you's saved, you's saved!
She may be saved by your efforts, by your resource and fortitude bearing up against the heavy weight of guilt and failure.