save conj

OFr sauf, being excepted.

  1. Except; but; excluding; unless.

save [-ed, -s, -ing] v

OFr < L. 'to save'.

  1. Reserve; withhold; keep; safeguard; collect; lay up.
  2. Exclamation; greeting; benediction.
  3. Preserve; retain; sustain; support.
  4. Prepare for Heaven; rescue from sin; allow to be with God.
  5. Rescue; liberate; deliver; free.
  6. Prevent; stop; avert.