What is the meaning of savings?


  • An act of economizing; reduction in cost.
    • usage: "it was a small economy to walk to work every day"; "there was a saving of 50 cents"
  • Recovery or preservation from loss or danger.
    • usage: "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
  • The activity of protecting something from loss or danger.
  • A fund of money put by as a reserve.
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APAWordNet. (2010). savings. Retrieved September 26, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/savings/definitions/1242950
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