HyperDic: saving

English > 5 senses of the word saving:
NOUNactsaving, economyan act of economizing
actsaving, rescue, deliverance, deliveryrecovery or preservation from loss or danger
actsaving, preservationthe activity of protecting something from loss or danger
ADJECTIVEallsaving, redemptive, redeemingbringing about salvation or redemption from sin
allsavingcharacterized by thriftiness
saving > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > saving: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningbringing about salvation or redemption from sin.
Example"saving faith"
Synonymsredemptive, redeeming
Broadergoodmorally admirable
Spanishredentor, salvador
English > saving: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by thriftiness.
Example"wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution"- Ellen Glasgow
BroaderthriftyCareful and diligent in the use of resources
English > saving: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn act of economizing; reduction in cost.
Example "there was a saving of 50 cents"
Narrowereconomy of scaleThe saving in cost of production that is due to mass production
retrenchment, curtailment, downsizingThe reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
BroaderactionSomething done (usually as opposed to something said)
English > saving: 5 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningrecovery or preservation from loss or danger.
Example "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
Synonymsrescue, deliverance, delivery
Narrowerlifesavingsaving / saving the lives of drowning persons
reclamation, reformationrescuing from error and returning to a rightful course
redemption, salvation(theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil / evil
salvageThe act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
salvageThe act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
salvationsaving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation
search and rescue missionA rescue mission to search for survivors and to rescue them
Broaderrecovery, retrievalThe act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
Spanishentrega, liberación, preservación, rescate, salvación, salvamento
Catalanpreservació, rescat, salvament
English > saving: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe activity of protecting something from loss or danger.
NarrowerconservationThe preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources
environmentalismThe activity of protecting the environment from pollution or destruction
immobilization, immobilisationfixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
reservationThe act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion
self-preservationpreservation of yourself from harm
BroaderprotectionThe activity of protecting someone or something

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