- v. intransitive, computing To enter a dialog box where the user can specify a filename, and such that when the filename is specified, an appropriate file will be saved with that name (even if it already has a different name).
- v. transitive, computing To specify a (possibly new) filename for a file, and save it under that name.
““God hath testified, both by his word and his oath, that he would that his Son should so far save as to work a redemption for all men, and likewise that he should bring all to the knowledge of the truth, that there-through redemption might be wrought in and upon them, 1 Tim. ii.”
“The one with the pulped legs — we’ve been in contact with the Mackensee medical team on Metaire, and they want us to try to save as much as we can for direct tissue transfer after implanting limb-buds.”
“Scheer’s overriding purpose now was to get away: to save as much of his fleet as he could, and, above all, the dreadnought battleships.”
“Lenine's idea is to save as much of Russia as possible by a temporary peace and, in the meantime, to build up the army, systematically, instead of trying to fight trained German soldiers with hastily constructed forces.”
“A poet's conscience of virtue is better kept to himself, save as the sense and spirit thereof silently insinuate themselves into the shapings of his hand, and so live as an undercurrent in the natural course of truth and beauty.”
“Accordingly those pieces seem to me little better than worthless, save as specimens of his apprentice-work.”
“We can bear ” at least we often have to bear ” that a man should seem an ass to the mind's eye; but that he should seem such to the eye of the body is rather too much, save as it is done in those fable-pictures which have long been among the playthings of the nursery.”
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