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  • adv. So as to save; with frugality or parsimony.
  • adv. So as to be finally saved from eternal death.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a saving manner; with frugality or parsimony.
  • adv. So as to be finally saved from eternal death.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a saving or sparing manner; with frugality or parsimony.
  • So as to secure salvation or be finally saved from spiritual death: as, savingly converted.


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saving +‎ -ly


  • But benevolence is also the objective basis of a dispositional property, namely, a tendency to produce a new simple idea in the savingly converted.

    Jonathan Edwards

  • Would he bridle his desires, live savingly, and write assiduously till such repute came as would enable him to launch out and indulge his tastes?

    Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions

  • Plus, with a dual-monitor setup, the ability to drag a tab from an open Chrome on one monitor to the other one is just … well, life-savingly simple. reply

    Google’s Chrome Browser Is Now 30 Million Users Strong

  • A theologically educated person is someone who is reading the world, I've said, in the context of the narratives that have brought God alive, savingly and transformingly.

    CEFACS lecture, Birmingham

  • When once their hearts are savingly affected with the doctrine which they study and preach, they will study it more heartily, and preach it more heartily: their own experience will direct them to the fittest subjects, and will furnish them with matter, and quicken them to set it home. to the conscience of their hearers.

    The Reformed Pastor

  • That's for personnel and planets, the anonymous billions -- and, savingly, for you and me, eh,

    A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows

  • Spirit may be said to give the knowledge of the worship of God in the word unto believers; and that because it is not, nor can be, profitably and savingly attained any other way.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • It may he some, it may be many, such there are who are not truly and savingly interested in that condition.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • It is sad with the church of God when her teachers are removed into a corner, and her eyes see them not; but better lose all other teachers, and that utterly, than to lose this great Teacher only: for although he is pleased to make use of them, he can teach effectually and savingly without them where they are removed and taken away; but they cannot teach without him unto the least spiritual advantage.


  • The grace, therefore, here asserted in the giving of an understanding is the causing of our natural understandings to understand savingly.



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