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Princeton's WordNet

  1. savings, nest eggnoun

    a fund of money put by as a reserve


  1. savingsnoun

    That which has been saved, particularly money that has been set aside for the future.

    The collapse of Enron wiped out the life savings of many people, leaving them poor in their retirement.

  2. savingsnoun

    Plural form of saving.

Editors Contribution

  1. savings

    Money put in a form of bank account or form of financial account for a specific goal or purpose.

    They ensure they have savings in their bank account for use when required.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'savings' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3440

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'savings' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2001

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of savings in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of savings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of savings in a Sentence

  1. Andy Mardock:

    The key thing to keep in mind when this happens is that it is usually temporary, if possible, increase your own savings rate to fill the void.

  2. David Rutter:

    I think that these technologies will probably be post-trade, i think savings are in the settlement side, in post-trade, in issuance, but not in exchange trading or OTC trading any time in the near future.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    Wall Street's greed and recklessness and illegal behavior drove this economy into the worst recession since the Great Depression. Millions of people lost their homes, their life savings, and their jobs. And, yes, I believe that we have to break up the major financial institutions. We have to re-establish Glass-Stegall.

  4. Bret Taylor:

    It really shortens the time to resolution on these calls, which is really great for both sides of that interaction, for people who are in a contact center, improving the efficiency of all those calls is a huge cost (savings). And for you as a consumer, it means you get off that call more quickly, you solve your problem more quickly.

  5. Morgan Stanley analysts:

    We see upside potential from new CEO Brandicourt's first strategic update, for which market expectations remain moderate but which could bring potential cost savings in the new, simpler organisation.

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    not established or confirmed
    • A. indiscernible
    • B. unsealed
    • C. contiguous
    • D. ectomorphic

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