Synonyms of save in English:

save


See definition of save

verb & conjunction

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 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