Saving

Definition of Saving

Sav´ing   Pronunciation: sāv´ĭng
a.1.Preserving; rescuing.
He is the saving strength of his anointed.
- Ps. xxviii. 8.
2.Avoiding unnecessary expense or waste; frugal; not lavish or wasteful; economical; as, a saving cook.
3.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.
4.Making reservation or exception; as, a saving clause.
prep. 1.With the exception of; except; excepting; also, without disrespect to.
None of us put off our clothes, saving that every one put them off for washing.
- Neh. iv. 23.
And in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.
- Rev. ii. 17.
n.1.Something kept from being expended or lost; that which is saved or laid up; as, the savings of years of economy.
2.Exception; reservation.
Contend not with those that are too strong for us, but still with a saving to honesty.
- L'Estrange.
Savings bank
a bank in which savings or earnings are deposited and put at interest.

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