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Definition 1: an act of economizing; reduction in cost - [noun denoting act]

Samples where saving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
  • there was a saving of 50 cents

Synonyms for saving in the sense of this definition

(saving is a kind of ...) something done (usually as opposed to something said)

"there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"

(... is a kind of saving ) the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable

(... is a kind of saving ) the saving in cost of production that is due to mass production

Definition 2: the activity of protecting something from loss or danger - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for saving in the sense of this definition

(saving is a kind of ...) the activity of protecting someone or something

"the witnesses demanded police protection"

(... is a kind of saving ) the activity of protecting the environment from pollution or destruction

(... is a kind of saving ) the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources

(... is a kind of saving ) preservation of yourself from harm; a natural or instinctive tendency

(... is a kind of saving ) the act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion

(... is a kind of saving ) fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing

"immobilization of the injured knee was necessary"

Definition 3: recovery or preservation from loss or danger - [noun denoting act]

Samples where saving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • work is the deliverance of mankind
  • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

Synonyms for saving in the sense of this definition

(saving is a kind of ...) the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)

(... is a kind of saving ) saving the lives of drowning persons

"he took a course in lifesaving"

(... is a kind of saving ) (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

(... is a kind of saving ) rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course

"the reclamation of delinquent children"

(... is a kind of saving ) the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire

(... is a kind of saving ) the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction

(... is a kind of saving ) saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation

"the salvation of his party was the president's major concern"

(... is a kind of saving ) a rescue mission to search for survivors and to rescue them

Definition 4: bringing about salvation or redemption from sin - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where saving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • saving faith
  • redemptive (or redeeming) love

Synonyms for saving in the sense of this definition

(saving is similar to ...) morally admirable

Definition 5: characterized by thriftiness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where saving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution

(saving is similar to ...) careful and diligent in the use of resources

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