saving


saving
Synonyms and related words:
Scotch, aside from, bar, barring, beside, besides, but, cache, canny, careful, chary, cheeseparing, compensating, compensatory, conservancy, conservation, conservational, conservationism, conservationist, conservative, conservatory, conserving, cooling, cooling down, cooling off, curtailment, cutback, deliverance, delivery, economic, economical, economization, economizing, economy, environmental conservation, ex, except, except for, excepting, excluding, exclusive of, excusing the liberty, extenuating, extenuatory, extrication, forehanded, forest conservation, forest management, freeing, frugal, frugality, hoard, in deference to, keeping, labor-saving, leaving out, let alone, liberation, lifesaving, low growth rate, maintenance, money-saving, nest egg, omitting, outside of, parsimonious, penny-wise, precluding, preserval, preservation, preservative, preservatory, preserving, protection, protective, providence, provident, prudence, prudent, prudential, qualifying, ransom, recovery, redeeming, redemption, redemptional, redemptive, reduction of expenses, reduction of spending, release, rescue, reserve, resources, retrenchment, retrieval, safekeeping, salvage, salvation, save, save and except, saving your reverence, savings, scraping, scrimping, skimping, slowdown, soil conservation, spare, sparing, sparingness, stream conservation, support, than, thrift, thrifty, time-saving, unless, unwasteful, upkeep, wary, water conservation, wetlands conservation, wildlife conservation, with all respect, with due respect, without

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  • saving — sav‧ing [ˈseɪvɪŋ] noun 1. [uncountable] FINANCE the act of keeping money to use later rather than spending it: • We want to encourage saving and investment. 2. [countable usually singular] FINANCE an amount of something that you have not used or… …   Financial and business terms

  • Saving — Sav ing, a. 1. Preserving; rescuing. [1913 Webster] He is the saving strength of his anointed. Ps. xxviii. 8. [1913 Webster] 2. Avoiding unnecessary expense or waste; frugal; not lavish or wasteful; economical; as, a saving cook. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -saving — suffix ► used to describe something that allows you to use less of a particular thing: »The card comes complete with two money saving offers. »energy saving features/materials/technologies »a time saving device → See also FACE SAVING(Cf. ↑face… …   Financial and business terms

  • Saving — Sav ing (s[=a]v [i^]ng), prep. or conj.; but properly a participle. With the exception of; except; excepting; also, without disrespect to. Saving your reverence. Shak. Saving your presence. Burns. [1913 Webster] None of us put off our clothes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saving — saving1 [sā′viŋ] adj. that saves; specif., a) rescuing; preserving b) economizing or economical c) containing an exception; making a reservation [a saving clause] d) compensating; redeeming [a saving grace] n …   English World dictionary

  • -saving — [ seıvıŋ ] suffix used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning spending less, or using less of something: money saving advice energy saving methods …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • -saving — UK [seɪvɪŋ] US suffix used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning spending less, or using less of something money saving advice energy saving methods Thesaurus: suffixeshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saving — Sav ing, n. 1. Something kept from being expended or lost; that which is saved or laid up; as, the savings of years of economy. [1913 Webster] 2. Exception; reservation. [1913 Webster] Contend not with those that are too strong for us, but still… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saving — ► NOUN 1) an economy of or reduction in money, time, etc. 2) (savings) money saved. ► ADJECTIVE (in combination ) ▪ preventing waste of a particular resource: energy saving . ► PREPOSITION 1) except. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • saving — index conservation, economical, economy (frugality), hoard, penurious, preservation, provident (frugal …   Law dictionary

  • Saving — Depositing change in a piggy bank is a frequently used savings strategy. Saving is income not spent, or deferred consumption. Methods of saving include putting money aside in a bank or pension plan.[1] Saving also includes reducing expenditures,… …   Wikipedia


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