noun, Chiefly British.
a highly seasoned, dried sausage.
a smoked sausage made from salted pork, well seasoned and coloured red with saltpetre
verb (used with object), saved, saving. 1. to rescue from danger or possible harm, injury, or loss: to save someone from drowning. 2. to keep safe, intact, or unhurt; safeguard; preserve: God save the king. 3. to keep from being lost: to save the game. 4. to avoid the spending, consumption, or waste of: to […]
noun 1. Thomas. ?1650–1715, English engineer, who built (1698) the first practical steam engine, used to pump water from mines
preposition 1. except; but: All the guests had left save one. conjunction 2. except; but (usually followed by that): He would have gone, save that he had no means. verb 1. (transitive) to rescue, preserve, or guard (a person or thing) from danger or harm 2. to avoid the spending, waste, or loss of (money, […]
- 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.