English adjective: saving
|1.||saving bringing about salvation or redemption from sin|
Redemptive (or redeeming) love.
|2.||saving characterized by thriftiness|
|Samples||Wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution.|
English noun: saving
|1.||saving (act) an act of economizing; reduction in cost|
|Samples||It was a small economy to walk to work every day.|
There was a saving of 50 cents.
|Narrower (hyponym)||curtailment, downsizing, economy of scale, retrenchment|
|2.||saving (act) recovery or preservation from loss or danger|
|Samples||Work is the deliverance of mankind.|
A surgeon's job is the saving of lives.
|Synonyms||deliverance, delivery, rescue|
|Broader (hypernym)||recovery, retrieval|
|Narrower (hyponym)||lifesaving, reclamation, redemption, reformation, salvage, salvage, salvation, salvation, search and rescue mission|
|3.||saving (act) the activity of protecting something from loss or danger|
|Narrower (hyponym)||conservation, environmentalism, immobilisation, immobilization, reservation, self-preservation|