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Princeton's WordNet

  1. save-allnoun

    a receptacle for catching waste products for further use

  2. save-allnoun

    a sail set to catch wind spilled from a larger sail

  3. save-allnoun

    a net hung between ship and pier while loading a ship


  1. save-all

    A save-all is a device or method used for conserving, storing, or salvaging something, particularly in case of waste or loss. It can refer to various specific objects, such as a tray or container catching drippings or fragments, depending on the context. In maritime context, it refers to a small sail used in stormy weather to maintain stability. In finance, it denotes a savings or investment plan designed to maintain or accumulate wealth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Save-allnoun

    anything which saves fragments, or prevents waste or loss

  2. Save-allnoun

    a device in a candlestick to hold the ends of candles, so that they be burned

  3. Save-allnoun

    a small sail sometimes set under the foot of another sail, to catch the wind that would pass under it

  4. Etymology: [Save + all.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. save-all

    A small sail sometimes set under the foot of a lower studding-sail.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of save-all in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of save-all in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of save-all in a Sentence

  1. John Wesley:

    Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.

  2. Marc Evan:

    During the busy season( late September through November), Marc Evan estimates their shop goes through about 500 pumpkins -- Most come from Sycamore farms in New York -- with the biggest they’ve carved tipping the scales at 1,800 pounds. With all that pumpkin, they try to make good use out of what gets scooped out. I love pumpkin in my food, we ca n’t save all the pumpkin we use but we love roasting the seeds or [ eating ] fresh baked pumpkin bread.

  3. Anneliese Burgess:

    To save all of you the trouble of camping out at the Pistorius home tomorrow, I thought it best to let you know in advance that there will not be an on-camera statement made tomorrow.

  4. Paul Erlich:

    The first rule to tinkering is to save all the parts.

  5. Gabriela Bezeric:

    I always say that I am going to save all the animals that are at risk of death.


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    restricted to a particular condition of life
    • A. refine
    • B. restore
    • C. obligate
    • D. adventure

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