Definitions of saving

  1. With the exception of; save.
  2. Without disrespect to.
  3. Preserving or redeeming; frugal; reserving or qualifying; as, a saving clause.
  4. Sums laid away.
  5. 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"
  6. Something kept from being expended or lost; that which is saved or laid up; as, the savings of years of economy.
  7. Exception; reservation.
  8. Economy; rescue.
  10. That which is saved:- pl. earnings.
  11. Anything saved.
  12. Preservation; redemption.
  13. Economy.
  14. Something kept, from being expended; reservation.
  15. Something kept from being expended or used unnecessarily; that which is saved.
  16. Frugal; sparing.
  18. Frugal; not lavish; that secures everlasting salvation; incurring no loss; securing from loss or damage.
  19. bringing about salvation or redemption from sin; " saving faith"; " redemptive ( or redeeming) love"
  20. characterized by thriftiness; " wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution"- Ellen Glasgow
  21. Preserving; rescuing.
  22. Avoiding unnecessary expense or waste; frugal; not lavish or wasteful; economical; as, a saving cook.
  23. 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.
  24. Making reservation or exception; as, a saving clause.
  25. Disposed to save or be economical: incurring no loss, preserving from wrong: ( theol.) securing salvation.
  26. Redeeming; economical; qualifying.
  27. Effecting salvation; frugal; thrifty; incurring no loss, though yielding no gain; excepting.