Shave vs. Save

Shave vs. Save — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Shave and Save

Shaveverb

(transitive) To make bald or shorter by using a tool such as a razor or pair of electric clippers to cut the hair close to the skin.

Savenoun

In various sports, a block that prevents an opponent from scoring.

The goaltender made a great save.

Shaveverb

(transitive) To cut anything in this fashion.

Savenoun

(baseball) When a relief pitcher comes into a game leading by 3 points (runs) or less, and his team wins while continually being ahead.

Jones retired seven to earn the save.

Shaveverb

(intransitive) To remove hair from one's face by this means.

I had little time to shave this morning.

Savenoun

A point in a professional wrestling match when one or more wrestlers run to the ring to aid a fellow wrestler who is being beaten.

The giant wrestler continued to beat down his smaller opponent, until several wrestlers ran in for the save.
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Shaveverb

(transitive) To cut finely, as with slices of meat.

Savenoun

(computing) The act, process, or result of saving data to a storage medium.

If you're hit by a power cut, you'll lose all of your changes since your last save.The game console can store up to eight saves on a single cartridge.

Shaveverb

To skim along or near the surface of; to pass close to, or touch lightly, in passing.

Savenoun

(RPG) A saving throw.

Shaveverb

To reduce in size or weight.

Saveverb

(transitive) To prevent harm or difficulty.

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Shaveverb

To be hard and severe in a bargain with; to practice extortion on; to cheat.

Saveverb

To help (somebody) to survive, or rescue (somebody or something) from harm.

She was saved from drowning by a passer-by.We were able to save a few of our possessions from the house fire.

Shaveverb

To buy (a note) at a discount greater than the legal rate of interest, or to deduct in discounting it more than the legal rate allows.

Saveverb

To keep (something) safe; to safeguard.

Shavenoun

An instance of shaving.

I instructed the barber to give me a shave.

Saveverb

To spare (somebody) from effort, or from something undesirable.

Shavenoun

A thin slice; a shaving.

Saveverb

(theology) To redeem or protect someone from eternal damnation.

Jesus Christ came to save sinners.

Shavenoun

An exorbitant discount on a note.

Saveverb

(sports) To catch or deflect (a shot at goal).

Shavenoun

A premium paid for an extension of the time of delivery or payment, or for the right to vary a stock contract in any particular.

Saveverb

To put aside, to avoid.

Shavenoun

A hand tool consisting of a sharp blade with a handle at each end; a spokeshave.

Saveverb

(transitive) To store for future use.

Let's save the packaging in case we need to send the product back.

Shavenoun

(informal) A narrow miss or escape; a close shave.

Saveverb

(transitive) To conserve or prevent the wasting of.

Save electricity by turning off the lights when you leave the room.

Shavenoun

the act of removing hair with a razor

Saveverb

(transitive) To obviate or make unnecessary.

Shaveverb

remove body hair with a razor

Saveverb

To write a file to disk or other storage medium.

Where did I save that document? I can't find it on the desktop.

Shaveverb

cut closely;

trim my beard

Saveverb

(intransitive) To economize or avoid waste.

Shaveverb

cut the price of

Saveverb

To accumulate money or valuables.

Shaveverb

cut or remove with or as if with a plane;

The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood

Savepreposition

Except; with the exception of.

Shaveverb

make shavings of or reduce to shavings;

shave the radish

Saveconjunction

(dated) unless; except

Shaveverb

touch the surface of lightly;

His back shaved the counter in passing

Savenoun

(sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring;

the goalie made a brilliant savethe relief pitcher got credit for a save

Saveverb

save from ruin, destruction, or harm

Saveverb

to keep up and reserve for personal or special use;

She saved the old family photographs in a drawer

Saveverb

bring into safety;

We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack

Saveverb

spend less; buy at a reduced price

Saveverb

feather one's nest; have a nest egg;

He saves half his salary

Saveverb

make unnecessary an expenditure or effort;

This will save moneyI'll save you the troubleThis will save you a lot of time

Saveverb

save from sins

Saveverb

refrain from harming

Saveverb

spend sparingly, avoid the waste of;

This move will save moneyThe less fortunate will have to economize now

Saveverb

retain rights to;

keep my job for me while I give birthkeep my seat, pleasekeep open the possibility of a merger