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Save vs. Rescue

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  • Save (noun)

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

    "The goaltender made a great save."

  • Save (noun)

    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."

  • Save (noun)

    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."

  • Save (noun)

    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."

  • Save (noun)

    A saving throw.

  • Save (verb)

    To prevent harm or difficulty.

  • Save (verb)

    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."

  • Save (verb)

    To keep (something) safe; to safeguard.

  • Save (verb)

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

  • Save (verb)

    To redeem or protect someone from eternal damnation.

    "Jesus Christ came to save sinners."

  • Save (verb)

    To put aside, to avoid.

  • Save (verb)

    To catch or deflect (a shot at goal).

  • Save (verb)

    To store for future use.

    "Let's save the packaging in case we need to send the product back."

  • Save (verb)

    To wasting of.

    "Save electricity by turning off the lights when you leave the room."

  • Save (verb)

    To obviate or make unnecessary.

  • Save (verb)

    To write a file to disk or other storage medium.

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

  • Save (verb)

    To economize or avoid waste.

  • Save (preposition)

    Except; with the exception of.

  • Save (conjunction)

    unless; except

  • Rescue (verb)

    To save from any violence, danger or evil.

    "The well-trained team rescued everyone after the avalanche."

  • Rescue (verb)

    To free or liberate from confinement or other physical restraint.

    "to rescue a prisoner from the enemy."

  • Rescue (verb)

    To recover forcibly.

  • Rescue (verb)

    To deliver by arms, notably from a siege.

  • Rescue (verb)

    To remove or withdraw from a state of exposure to evil and sin.

    "Traditionally missionaries aim to rescue many ignorant heathen souls."

  • Rescue (verb)

    To achieve something positive under difficult conditions.

  • Rescue (noun)

    An act or episode of rescuing, saving.

  • Rescue (noun)

    A liberation, freeing.

  • Rescue (noun)

    The forcible ending of a siege; liberation from similar military peril

    "The rescue of Jerusalem was the original motive of the Crusaders"

  • Rescue (noun)

    A special airliner flight to bring home passengers who are stranded

  • Rescue (noun)

    A rescuee.

    "The dog was a rescue with some behavior issues."

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  • Save (noun)

    The herb sage, or salvia.

  • Save

    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.

  • Save

    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.

  • Save

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

  • Save

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

  • Save

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

  • Save

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

  • Save

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

  • Save (verb)

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

  • Save (conjunction)

    Except; unless.

  • Rescue

    To free or deliver from any confinement, violence, danger, or evil; to liberate from actual restraint; to remove or withdraw from a state of exposure to evil; as, to rescue a prisoner from the enemy; to rescue seamen from destruction.

  • Rescue (noun)

    The act of rescuing; deliverance from restraint, violence, or danger; liberation.

  • Rescue (noun)

    The forcible retaking, or taking away, against law, of things lawfully distrained.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Save (noun)

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

    "the goalie made a brilliant save"

    "the relief pitcher got credit for a save"

  • Save (verb)

    save from ruin, destruction, or harm

  • Save (verb)

    to keep up and reserve for personal or special use;

    "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer"

  • Save (verb)

    bring into safety;

    "We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack"

  • Save (verb)

    spend less; buy at a reduced price

  • Save (verb)

    feather one's nest; have a nest egg;

    "He saves half his salary"

  • Save (verb)

    make unnecessary an expenditure or effort;

    "This will save money"

    "I'll save you the trouble"

    "This will save you a lot of time"

  • Save (verb)

    save from sins

  • Save (verb)

    refrain from harming

  • Save (verb)

    spend sparingly, avoid the waste of;

    "This move will save money"

    "The less fortunate will have to economize now"

  • Save (verb)

    retain rights to;

    "keep my job for me while I give birth"

    "keep my seat, please"

    "keep open the possibility of a merger"

  • Rescue (noun)

    recovery or preservation from loss or danger;

    "work is the deliverance of mankind"

    "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"

  • Rescue (verb)

    free from harm or evil

  • Rescue (verb)

    take forcibly from legal custody;

    "rescue prisoners"

Princeton's WordNet
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