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saver (plural savers)
- One who saves.
- a saver of souls
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.
- (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.
These words are easily confused with this one:
- (Jersey, Guernsey) to know