an act of economizing; reduction in cost
"it was a small economy to walk to work every day"; "there was a saving of 50 cents"
rescue, deliverance, delivery, savingnoun
recovery or preservation from loss or danger
"work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
redemptive, redeeming(a), saving(a)adjective
bringing about salvation or redemption from sin
"saving faith"; "redemptive (or redeeming) love"
characterized by thriftiness
"wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution"- Ellen Glasgow
A reduction in cost or expenditure.
The shift of the supplier gave us a saving of 10 percent.
Something (usually money) that is saved.
I invested all my savings in gold.
The action of the verb to save.
avoiding unnecessary expense or waste; frugal; not lavish or wasteful; economical; as, a saving cook
bringing back in returns or in receipts the sum expended; incurring no loss, though not gainful; as, a saving bargain; the ship has made a saving voyage
making reservation or exception; as, a saving clause
with the exception of; except; excepting; also, without disrespect to
something kept from being expended or lost; that which is saved or laid up; as, the savings of years of economy
Saving is income not spent, or deferred consumption. Methods of saving include putting money aside in a bank or pension plan. Saving also includes reducing expenditures, such as recurring costs. In terms of personal finance, saving specifies low-risk preservation of money, as in a deposit account, versus investment, wherein risk is higher. There is some disagreement about what counts as saving. For example, the part of a person's income that is spent on mortgage loan repayments is not spent on present consumption and is therefore saving by the above definition, even though people do not always think of repaying a loan as saving. However, in the U.S. measurement of the numbers behind its gross national product, personal interest payments are not treated as "saving" unless the institutions and people who receive them save them. "Saving" differs from "savings." The former refers to an increase in one's assets, an increase in net worth, whereas the latter refers to one part of one's assets, usually deposits in savings accounts, or to all of one's assets. Saving refers to an activity occurring over time, a flow variable, whereas savings refers to something that exists at any one time, a stock variable.
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Rank popularity for the word 'saving' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4092
Rank popularity for the word 'saving' in Nouns Frequency: #1098
The numerical value of saving in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of saving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
These are life-saving rats.
He had the intelligence and wherewithal to start saving them, and he handed them down, eventually to three grandsons.
It ended up, I believe, saving the taxpayers money and probably putting more money in the plaintiff's pocket.
Israel Police were saving people's lives while Israel Police were also dealing with this complicated incident.
When you are looking at life-saving medications, looking at things that have the biggest barriers in terms of price or legality or infrastructure, [these] are the ones that are most in the political limelight, global health is at the front of human rights and women’s reproductive health is at the forefront of global health, so there is a natural choice to look at abortion drugs.
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- säästäminen, säästöt, säästö, tallentaaFinnish
- besparelse, økonomisering, besparelserNorwegian
- sumă economisită, economisire, economieRomanian
- сбережение, эконо́мия, бережли́вость, экономияRussian
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