saved
Pronunciation Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of save
Adjective

saved (not comparable)

  1. (Christianity) Rescued from the consequences of sin.
    • 1998, Peter Carey, Oscar and Lucinda
      The second servant, however, was not only not "saved." She could not even be classified as "questing." She was an Anglican who was in the household from charity, having been deserted by her navvy husband and been denied Poor Relief by two parishes, each of whom claimed she was the other's responsibility.
  2. retained for future use rather than spent e.g. ː"A penny saved is a penny earned."
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