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Verb type: 1


  1. (transitive) to save, spare (conserve or prevent the wasting of; of resources like money or electricity)
  2. (transitive) to save, preserve (store for future use, such as of precious items)
  3. (transitive) to save, save up (accumulate for a specific purpose, such as money)
  4. (intransitive) to save, be frugal
  5. (transitive) to protect, spare (from damage: has a positive nuance, implying e.g. that some action could help prevent damage)


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".