All the guests had left save one.
except; but (usually followed by that):
He would have gone, save that he had no means.
(transitive) to rescue, preserve, or guard (a person or thing) from danger or harm
to avoid the spending, waste, or loss of (money, possessions, etc)
(transitive) to deliver from sin; redeem
(often foll by up) to set aside or reserve (money, goods, etc) for future use
(transitive) to treat with care so as to avoid or lessen wear or degeneration: use a good light to save your eyes
(transitive) to prevent the necessity for; obviate the trouble of: good work now will save future revision
(transitive) (sport) to prevent (a goal) by stopping (a struck ball or puck)
(intransitive) (mainly US) (of food) to admit of preservation; keep
(sport) the act of saving a goal
(computing) an instruction to write information from the memory onto a tape or disk
(often foll by for) Also saving. with the exception of
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- Save the day
Prevent a misfortune, as in They had forgotten the knife to cut the wedding cake, but Elizabeth arrived with one and saved the day.
- Save up
Accumulate something for a particular purpose, as in Jan had been saving up her allowance for a new bicycle. [ First half of 1800s ]
noun 1. Friedrich Karl von (ˈfridrɪç ˈkɑl fɔn). 1779–1861, German legal scholar, who pioneered the historical approach to jurisprudence, emphasizing custom and precedent
noun 1. a cooking pot having a handle on each side and a close-fitting lid, used especially for stewing and simmering.