- 1 (also savings) [countable] an amount of something such as time or money that you do not need to use or spend Buy three for a saving of ten dollars. With the new boiler you will have big savings on fuel bills.
- 2 savings [plural] money that you have saved, especially in a bank, etc. He put all his savings into buying a boat.
- 3 -saving (in adjectives) that prevents the waste of the thing mentioned or stops it from being necessary energy-saving modifications labor-saving devices space-saving built-in furniture see also face-saving
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