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Save vs. Assign

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Savenoun

In various sports, a block that prevents an opponent from scoring.

‘The goaltender made a great save.’;

Assignverb

(transitive) To designate or set apart something for some purpose.

‘to assign a day for trial’;

Savenoun

(baseball) When a relief pitcher comes into a game leading by 3 points (runs) or less, and his team wins while continually being ahead.

‘Jones retired seven to earn the save.’;

Assignverb

(transitive) To appoint or select someone for some office.

‘to assign counsel for a prisoner’;

Savenoun

A point in a professional wrestling match when one or more wrestlers run to the ring to aid a fellow wrestler who is being beaten.

‘The giant wrestler continued to beat down his smaller opponent, until several wrestlers ran in for the save.’;

Assignverb

(transitive) To allot or give something as a task.

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Savenoun

(computing) The act, process, or result of saving data to a storage medium.

‘If you're hit by a power cut, you'll lose all of your changes since your last save.’; ‘The game console can store up to eight saves on a single cartridge.’;

Assignverb

(transitive) To attribute or sort something into categories.

Savenoun

(RPG) A saving throw.

Assignverb

To transfer property, a legal right, etc., from one person to another.

Saveverb

(transitive) To prevent harm or difficulty.

Assignverb

To give (a value) to a variable.

‘We assign 100 to x.’;

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Saveverb

To help (somebody) to survive, or rescue (somebody or something) from harm.

‘She was saved from drowning by a passer-by.’; ‘We were able to save a few of our possessions from the house fire.’;

Assignnoun

An assignee.

Saveverb

To keep (something) safe; to safeguard.

Assignnoun

(obsolete) A thing relating or belonging to something else; an appurtenance.

Saveverb

To spare (somebody) from effort, or from something undesirable.

Assignnoun

(obsolete) An assignment or appointment.

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Saveverb

(theology) To redeem or protect someone from eternal damnation.

‘Jesus Christ came to save sinners.’;

Assignnoun

(obsolete) A design or purpose.

Saveverb

(sports) To catch or deflect (a shot at goal).

Assignverb

To appoint; to allot; to apportion; to make over.

‘In the order I assign to them.’; ‘The man who could feel thus was worthy of a better station than that in which his lot had been assigned.’; ‘He assigned to his men their several posts.’;

Saveverb

To put aside, to avoid.

Assignverb

To fix, specify, select, or designate; to point out authoritatively or exactly; as, to assign a limit; to assign counsel for a prisoner; to assign a day for trial.

‘All as the dwarf the way to her assigned.’; ‘It is not easy to assign a period more eventful.’;

Saveverb

(transitive) To store for future use.

‘Let's save the packaging in case we need to send the product back.’;

Assignverb

To transfer, or make over to another, esp. to transfer to, and vest in, certain persons, called assignees, for the benefit of creditors.

Saveverb

(transitive) To conserve or prevent the wasting of.

‘Save electricity by turning off the lights when you leave the room.’;

Assignverb

To transfer or pass over property to another, whether for the benefit of the assignee or of the assignor's creditors, or in furtherance of some trust.

Saveverb

(transitive) To obviate or make unnecessary.

Assignnoun

A thing pertaining or belonging to something else; an appurtenance.

‘Six French rapiers and poniards, with their assigns, as girdles, hangers, and so.’;

Saveverb

To write a file to disk or other storage medium.

‘Where did I save that document? I can't find it on the desktop.’;

Assignnoun

A person to whom property or an interest is transferred; as, a deed to a man and his heirs and assigns.

Saveverb

(intransitive) To economize or avoid waste.

Assignverb

give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Saveverb

To accumulate money or valuables.

Assignverb

give out or allot;

‘We were assigned new uniforms’;

Savepreposition

Except; with the exception of.

Assignverb

attribute or credit to;

‘We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare’; ‘People impute great cleverness to cats’;

Saveconjunction

(dated) unless; except

Assignverb

select something or someone for a specific purpose;

‘The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise’;

Savenoun

The herb sage, or salvia.

Assignverb

attribute or give;

‘She put too much emphasis on her the last statement’; ‘He put all his efforts into this job’; ‘The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story’;

Saveverb

To make safe; to procure the safety of; to preserve from injury, destruction, or evil of any kind; to rescue from impending danger; as, to save a house from the flames.

‘God save all this fair company.’; ‘He cried, saying, Lord, save me.’; ‘Thou hast . . . quitted all to saveA world from utter loss.’;

Assignverb

make undue claims to having

Saveverb

Specifically, to deliver from sin and its penalty; to rescue from a state of condemnation and spiritual death, and bring into a state of spiritual life.

‘Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners.’;

Assignverb

transfer one's right to

Saveverb

To keep from being spent or lost; to secure from waste or expenditure; to lay up; to reserve.

‘Now save a nation, and now save a groat.’;

Assignverb

decide as to where something belongs in a scheme;

‘The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class’;

Saveverb

To rescue from something undesirable or hurtful; to prevent from doing something; to spare.

‘I'll save youThat labor, sir. All's now done.’;

Saveverb

To hinder from doing, suffering, or happening; to obviate the necessity of; to prevent; to spare.

‘Will you not speak to save a lady's blush?’;

Saveverb

To hold possession or use of; to escape loss of.

‘Just saving the tide, and putting in a stock of merit.’;

Saveverb

To avoid unnecessary expense or expenditure; to prevent waste; to be economical.

‘Brass ordnance saveth in the quantity of the material.’;

Save

Except; excepting; not including; leaving out; deducting; reserving; saving.

‘Five times received I forty stripes save one.’;

Saveconjunction

Except; unless.

Savenoun

(sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring;

‘the goalie made a brilliant save’; ‘the relief pitcher got credit for a save’;

Saveverb

save from ruin, destruction, or harm

Saveverb

to keep up and reserve for personal or special use;

‘She saved the old family photographs in a drawer’;

Saveverb

bring into safety;

‘We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack’;

Saveverb

spend less; buy at a reduced price

Saveverb

feather one's nest; have a nest egg;

‘He saves half his salary’;

Saveverb

make unnecessary an expenditure or effort;

‘This will save money’; ‘I'll save you the trouble’; ‘This will save you a lot of time’;

Saveverb

save from sins

Saveverb

refrain from harming

Saveverb

spend sparingly, avoid the waste of;

‘This move will save money’; ‘The less fortunate will have to economize now’;

Saveverb

retain rights to;

‘keep my job for me while I give birth’; ‘keep my seat, please’; ‘keep open the possibility of a merger’;

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