saving

  • 1 saving — sav‧ing [ˈseɪvɪŋ] noun 1. [uncountable] FINANCE the act of keeping money to use later rather than spending it: • We want to encourage saving and investment. 2. [countable usually singular] FINANCE an amount of something that you have not used or… …

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  • 2 Saving — Sav ing, a. 1. Preserving; rescuing. [1913 Webster] He is the saving strength of his anointed. Ps. xxviii. 8. [1913 Webster] 2. Avoiding unnecessary expense or waste; frugal; not lavish or wasteful; economical; as, a saving cook. [1913 Webster] 3 …

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  • 3 -saving — suffix ► used to describe something that allows you to use less of a particular thing: »The card comes complete with two money saving offers. »energy saving features/materials/technologies »a time saving device → See also FACE SAVING(Cf. ↑face… …

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  • 4 Saving — Sav ing (s[=a]v [i^]ng), prep. or conj.; but properly a participle. With the exception of; except; excepting; also, without disrespect to. Saving your reverence. Shak. Saving your presence. Burns. [1913 Webster] None of us put off our clothes,… …

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  • 5 saving — saving1 [sā′viŋ] adj. that saves; specif., a) rescuing; preserving b) economizing or economical c) containing an exception; making a reservation [a saving clause] d) compensating; redeeming [a saving grace] n …

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  • 6 -saving — [ seıvıŋ ] suffix used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning spending less, or using less of something: money saving advice energy saving methods …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 -saving — UK [seɪvɪŋ] US suffix used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning spending less, or using less of something money saving advice energy saving methods Thesaurus: suffixeshyponym …

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  • 8 Saving — Sav ing, n. 1. Something kept from being expended or lost; that which is saved or laid up; as, the savings of years of economy. [1913 Webster] 2. Exception; reservation. [1913 Webster] Contend not with those that are too strong for us, but still… …

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  • 9 saving — ► NOUN 1) an economy of or reduction in money, time, etc. 2) (savings) money saved. ► ADJECTIVE (in combination ) ▪ preventing waste of a particular resource: energy saving . ► PREPOSITION 1) except. 2) …

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  • 10 saving — index conservation, economical, economy (frugality), hoard, penurious, preservation, provident (frugal …

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  • 11 Saving — Depositing change in a piggy bank is a frequently used savings strategy. Saving is income not spent, or deferred consumption. Methods of saving include putting money aside in a bank or pension plan.[1] Saving also includes reducing expenditures,… …

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  • 12 saving — savingly, adv. /say ving/, adj. 1. tending or serving to save; rescuing; preserving. 2. compensating; redeeming: a saving sense of humor. 3. thrifty; economical: a saving housekeeper. 4. making a reservation: a saving clause. n. 5. a reduction or …

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  • 13 saving — noun 1 amount not used or wasted ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, great, huge, major, significant, substantial ▪ estimated, potential …

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  • 14 saving */*/*/ — UK [ˈseɪvɪŋ] / US noun Word forms saving : singular saving plural savings 1) savings [plural] money that you have saved in a bank or invested so that you can use it later The money for the flight came out of my savings. 2) [countable] an amount… …

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  • 15 saving — adj., n., & prep. adj. (often in comb.) making economical use of (labour saving). n. 1 anything that is saved. 2 an economy (a saving in expenses). 3 (usu. in pl.) money saved. prep. 1 with the exception of; except (all saving that one). 2… …

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  • 16 saving — /ˈseɪvɪŋ / (say sayving) adjective 1. that saves; rescuing; preserving. 2. redeeming: a saving sense of humour. 3. economical. 4. making a reservation: a saving clause. –noun 5. economy in expenditure, outlay, use, etc. 6. a reduction or… …

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  • 17 saving — Synonyms and related words: Scotch, aside from, bar, barring, beside, besides, but, cache, canny, careful, chary, cheeseparing, compensating, compensatory, conservancy, conservation, conservational, conservationism, conservationist, conservative …

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  • 18 saving — sav|ing [ seıvıŋ ] noun *** 1. ) savings plural money that you have saved in a bank or invested so that you can use it later: The money for the flight came out of my savings. 2. ) count an amount of something that you manage to avoid using or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 Saving — Save Save, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Saved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Saving}.] [OE. saven, sauven, salven, OF. salver, sauver, F. sauver, L. salvare, fr. salvus saved, safe. See {Safe}, a.] 1. To make safe; to procure the safety of; to preserve from injury,… …

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  • 20 saving — sav|ing W3 [ˈseıvıŋ] n 1.) savings [plural] all the money that you have saved, especially in a bank ▪ Buying a house had taken all their savings. 2.) an amount of money that you have not spent, or an amount of something that you have not used ▪… …

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