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Definition of saving:

  1. Avoiding unnecessary expense or waste; frugal; not lavish or wasteful; economical; as, a saving cook.
  2. Bringing back in returns or in receipts the sum expended; incurring no loss, though not gainful; as, a saving bargain; the ship has made a saving voyage.
  3. Exception; reservation.
  4. Making reservation or exception; as, a saving clause.
  5. of Save
  6. Preserving; rescuing.
  7. Something kept from being expended or lost; that which is saved or laid up; as, the savings of years of economy.
  8. With the exception of; except; excepting; also, without disrespect to.

Synonyms:

prudence, provident, bringing, redemptive, rescue, miserliness, prudent, thrifty, speech, pitch, frugality, frugal, good, delivery, parsimoniousness, conservation, thrift, sparing, providence, economic system, redeeming, legal transfer, livery, preservation, scotch, retaining, manner of speaking, canny, obstetrical delivery, careful, economical, frugal, economical, careful, economy, parsimony, thriftiness, chary, save, deliverance.

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