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1. saving

noun. ['ˈseɪvɪŋ'] an act of economizing; reduction in cost.

Synonyms

  • downsizing
  • action
  • retrenchment
  • economy
  • economy of scale

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • stabilisation
  • stabilization

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • save (English)

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Rhymes with Saving

  • misbehaving
  • engraving
  • behaving
  • staving
  • craving
  • braving
  • waving
  • waiving
  • shaving
  • raving
  • paving
  • caving

Sentences with saving


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
For most people, saving enough for a down payment is the major obstacle to buying a house.

Quotes about saving


1. We're all human, aren't we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
- A. Whitney Brown

3. You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined.
- Elizabeth Edwards

2. face-saving

adjective. maintaining dignity or prestige.

Antonyms

  • discouraging

3. saving

noun. ['ˈseɪvɪŋ'] recovery or preservation from loss or danger.

Synonyms

  • lifesaving
  • reformation
  • reclamation
  • delivery
  • rescue
  • retrieval
  • redemption
  • salvation
  • deliverance
  • search and rescue mission
  • salvage

Antonyms

  • insecurity
  • certainty
  • hereditarianism
  • longness

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • save (English)

4. saving

adjective. ['ˈseɪvɪŋ'] bringing about salvation or redemption from sin.

Synonyms

  • redeeming
  • good

Antonyms

  • decline
  • death
  • danger

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • save (English)

5. saving

noun. ['ˈseɪvɪŋ'] the activity of protecting something from loss or danger.

Synonyms

  • immobilization
  • protection
  • reservation
  • conservation
  • self-preservation
  • preservation
  • environmentalism

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • defense
  • non-market economy

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • save (English)

6. saving

adjective. ['ˈseɪvɪŋ'] characterized by thriftiness.

Antonyms

  • spread

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • save (English)
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