saver

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

save +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

saver (plural savers)

  1. One who saves.
    • 2013 June 1, “End of the peer show”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8838, page 71: 
      Finance is seldom romantic. But the idea of peer-to-peer lending comes close. This is an industry that brings together individual savers and lenders on online platforms. Those that want to borrow are matched with those that want to lend.
  2. (slang) One who keeps savings more than usual.
    He's a saver, she's a spender; you think the marriage would be doomed but he keeps them from going into bankruptcy and she makes sure they have a lot of fun.

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These words are easily confused with this one:

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Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French saveir, savoir, from Vulgar Latin *sapēre (to know), from Classical Latin sapiō, sapĕre (taste), from Proto-Indo-European *sap- (to try, to research).

Verb[edit]

saver

  1. to know

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French saveir, savoir, from Vulgar Latin *sapēre (to know), from Classical Latin sapiō, sapĕre (taste), from Proto-Indo-European *sap- (to try, to research).

Verb[edit]

saver

  1. to know

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

sāver

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of sāvor

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) savair
  • (Surmiran) saveir

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *sapēre, from Classial Latin sapiō, sapere (taste), from Proto-Indo-European *sap- (to try, to research).

Verb[edit]

saver

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) to know (how to do something)

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *sapēre < Latin sapere, present active infinitive of sapiō (taste). Compare Italian sapere.

Verb[edit]

saver

  1. (transitive) to know (how to)
  2. (transitive) to be able to; can