Synonyms of save in English:

save


See definition of save

verb

1‘the captain was saved by his crew when a windscreen blew out during the flight’

SYNONYMS

rescue, come to someone's rescue, save someone's life, come to someone's aid

set free, free, liberate, deliver, extricate, snatch

bail out

bring off

informal save someone's bacon, save someone's neck, save someone's skin

ANTONYMS

endanger

2‘the fifteenth century farmhouse has been saved from demolition’

SYNONYMS

preserve, keep safe, keep, protect, safeguard, guard, conserve

salvage, retrieve, reclaim, rescue

3‘we've saved enough for a deposit on a house’

SYNONYMS

put aside, set aside, lay aside, put by, put to one side, lay by, keep, retain, reserve, keep in reserve, conserve, stockpile, store, hoard, save for a rainy day, keep for future use, put in a safe place

collect, amass

North American set by

informal salt away, squirrel away, stash away, hang on to

ANTONYMS

waste, fritter away, use up

4‘I suppose I'll have to start saving’

SYNONYMS

economize, be economical, be more economical, make economies, scrimp, scrimp and scrape

be thrifty, be frugal, tighten one's belt, cut back, make cutbacks, budget, retrench, husband one's resources, cut costs, cut expenditure, draw in one's horns, watch one's pennies

North American pinch the pennies

US dialect rake and scrape

ANTONYMS

spend, be extravagant

5‘if I'd known this a few days ago, it would have saved a lot of trouble’

SYNONYMS

prevent, obviate, forestall, spare

stop

avoid, avert

make unnecessary, rule out

ANTONYMS

cause


preposition

1‘no one needed to know save herself’

SYNONYMS

except, except for, apart from, but, but for, other than, besides, aside from, with the exception of, bar, barring, excluding, omitting, leaving out, saving

informal outside of


conjunction

1‘no one needed to know save herself’

SYNONYMS

except, except for, apart from, but, but for, other than, besides, aside from, with the exception of, bar, barring, excluding, omitting, leaving out, saving

informal outside of