What does saber mean?

Definitions for saber
ˈseɪ bərsaber

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saber, sabrenoun

    a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle

  2. cavalry sword, saber, sabreverb

    a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back

  3. sabre, saberverb

    cut or injure with a saber

  4. saber, sabreverb

    kill with a saber


  1. saber

    The World Bank Group’s Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) program helps countries around the world “systematically strengthen their education systems.” It produces data on education institutions, analyzes and evaluates their quality, and provides decision makers, school administrators, academia, and education specialists with information that can be used to foster structured and informed policy dialogue on how to most effectively strengthen education policies and policy implementation that can improve learning outcomes on the ground. SABER is one of the initiatives derived from the WBG’s Education Sector Strategy 2020 and it “lies at the center of the World Bank Group’s thinking on education.”


  1. saber

    Saber is a type of knowledge or skill in a particular field or activity. It is derived from the Spanish verb "saber" which means "to know". It can also refer to a type of heavy cavalry sword with a curved blade and a single edge or, a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade, used in certain types of sport fencing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sabernoun

    alt. of Sabre

  2. Saberverb

    alt. of Sabre


  1. Saber

    Saber is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by TYPE-MOON and its prequel, Fate/Zero by TYPE-MOON and nitroplus. In Fate/stay night, she is Shirō Emiya's servant while in Fate/zero, she is Kiritsugu Emiya's Servant. An agile and powerful warrior, Saber is loyal, independent, and reserved; she appears cold, but is actually suppressing her emotions to focus on her goals. Her class is considered the "Most Outstanding", with excellent ratings in all categories.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SABER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Saber is ranked #24982 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Saber surname appeared 995 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Saber.

    86% or 856 total occurrences were White.
    5.3% or 53 total occurrences were Asian.
    4.3% or 43 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    3% or 30 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.3% or 13 total occurrences were Black.

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Anagrams for saber »

  1. bares

  2. barse

  3. baser

  4. bears

  5. sabre

  6. serab

  7. besra

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saber in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saber in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of saber in a Sentence

  1. Mohammad Saber Hotak:

    That is due to other doctors not having the guts to work here due to the nature of the hospital, contagious diseases, and those of us who work here had to stay, I guess, when Mohammad Saber Hotak see a patient dying because of complications or resistance to drugs, it makes me feel sad that I couldn't do anything to treat him or her.

  2. Ryan Castilloux:

    No question it's saber rattling, i think China would be reluctant to cut off supplies to anyone just yet, but the optics are designed to send a clear message – we know your vulnerabilities.

  3. Carson Daly:

    At times I feel like there’s a saber-tooth tiger right here, and it’s going to kill me, attack me, and bite my head off. I ’m scared as if that’s really happening. You feel like you’re dying.

  4. Ross MacPhee:

    Despite their ungainly appearance, different species of glyptodonts occupied habitats as distinct as open grassland and dense woodland, all the way from Patagonia to the southern parts of the continental United States, although their disappearance has been blamed on human depredation as well as climate change, some species persisted into the early part of the modern or Holocene epoch, long after the disappearance of mammoths and saber-toothed cats. Like the loss of giant ground sloths, mastodons, and dozens of other remarkable mammalian species, the precise cause of the New World megafaunal extinctions remains uncertain.

  5. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    What we shouldn't do now is to inflame the situation by loud saber-rattling and shrill war cries, whoever believes that symbolic tank parades on the alliance's eastern border will bring more security is mistaken.

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