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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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It soon became clear the school would not have the room to fit everyone in, but a desperate plea to Whitley Bay Playhouse saved the day and gave pupils the rare chance to star on a professional stage.
LOAN signing Simon Clist saved the day for Torquay with a late equaliser, just when the home side's promotion hopes seemed to be slipping away.
Robins again gave the hosts the lead from the spot on 90 minutes, before Pollitt saved the day when he beat out Luke Becketts' spot kick.
HOT new singer-songwriter Tom Baxter saved the day by standing in for Mika, right, who had been struck down by a virus.
Thankfully, my hero saved the day. I don't know what I'd do without him.
ENGLAND star Matt Perry saved the day for Bath with a last-gasp drop goal to earn his side their first win of the season.
But imports from Holland and Italy have saved the day. John Hadman, who organises the contest on the village green in Ashton, Northants, said yesterday: "We had 1,000 arrive this morning.