Definition of savable in US English:


(also saveable)


  • See save

    • ‘De Vries cut in from the left inside the penalty box, Freddy Dindeleux slipped going into the challenge, but even then the striker's shot was eminently saveable.’
    • ‘The store has closed for good with the loss of nine jobs - despite staff having been reassured the chain was saveable.’
    • ‘Firefighters have to triage homes in a burning neighborhood to decide which homes are savable and which ones aren't.’
    • ‘"We can't give false hopes and promises but, of course the club is saveable."’
    • ‘The jury is out on whether the tooth is savable, but it was cracked right up to the root.’