English Synonyms and Antonyms
Economy is a wise and careful administration of the means at one's disposal; frugality is a withholding of expenditure, or sparing of supplies or provision, to a noticeable and often to a painful degree; parsimony is excessive and unreasonable saving for the sake of saving. Frugality exalted into a virtue to be practised for its own sake, instead of as a means to an end, becomes the vice of parsimony. Miserliness is the denying oneself and others the ordinary comforts or even necessaries of life, for the mere sake of hoarding money. Prudence and providence look far ahead, and sacrifice the present to the future, saving as much as may be necessary for that end. (See PRUDENCE.) Thrift seeks not merely to save, but to earn. Economy manages, frugality saves, providence plans, thrift at once earns and saves, with a view to wholesome and profitable expenditure at a fitting time. See ABSTINENCE.
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"
rescue, deliverance, delivery, savingnoun
recovery or preservation from loss or danger
"work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
redemptive, redeeming(a), saving(a)adjective
bringing about salvation or redemption from sin
"saving faith"; "redemptive (or redeeming) love"
characterized by thriftiness
"wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution"- Ellen Glasgow
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How to use saving in a sentence?
The more people who know CPR, the higher the chance of saving someone’s life.
Our states should never be in a position where we are actively competing against each other for life-saving resources.
Our wives are also experts at saving a few kopecks here and there, shortages in Soviet times taught them well.
He wants to pay me for saving his life, i was like Richard you don't have to give me anything. You made me a banjo. That's priceless.
It's not a question of making deals ; of course there are discussions and of course the focus has to be on saving. football, this( July 20 meeting) will fix a date and we will take it from there.
Translations for saving
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- säästäminen, tallentaa, säästöt, säästöFinnish
- besparelser, økonomisering, besparelseNorwegian
- economie, economisire, sumă economisităRomanian
- экономия, сбережение, бережли́вость, эконо́мияRussian
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