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English → English (gcide) Definition: To save appearances Save \Save\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Saved; p. pr. & vb. n. Saving.] [OE. saven, sauven, salven, OF. salver, sauver, F. sauver, L. salvare, fr. salvus saved, safe. See Safe, a.] 1. To make safe; to procure the safety of; to preserve from injury, destruction, or evil of any kind; to rescue from impending danger; as, to save a house from the flames. [1913 Webster] God save all this fair company. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] He cried, saying, Lord, save me. --Matt. xiv. 30. [1913 Webster] Thou hast . . . quitted all to save A world from utter loss. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) Specifically, to deliver from sin and its penalty; to rescue from a state of condemnation and spiritual death, and bring into a state of spiritual life. [1913 Webster] Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. --1 Tim. i. 15. [1913 Webster] 3. To keep from being spent or lost; to secure from waste or expenditure; to lay up; to reserve. [1913 Webster] Now save a nation, and now save a groat. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 4. To rescue from something undesirable or hurtful; to prevent from doing something; to spare. [1913 Webster] I'll save you That labor, sir. All's now done. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. To hinder from doing, suffering, or happening; to obviate the necessity of; to prevent; to spare. [1913 Webster] Will you not speak to save a lady's blush? --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 6. To hold possession or use of; to escape loss of. [1913 Webster] Just saving the tide, and putting in a stock of merit. --Swift. [1913 Webster] To save appearances, to preserve a decent outside; to avoid exposure of a discreditable state of things. [1913 Webster] Syn: To preserve; rescue; deliver; protect; spare; reserve; prevent. [1913 Webster] Appearance \Ap*pear"ance\, n. [F. apparence, L. apparentia, fr. apparere. See Appear.] 1. The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me. [1913 Webster] 2. A thing seed; a phenomenon; a phase; an apparition; as, an appearance in the sky. [1913 Webster] 3. Personal presence; exhibition of the person; look; aspect; mien. [1913 Webster] And now am come to see . . . It thy appearance answer loud report. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. Semblance, or apparent likeness; external show. pl. Outward signs, or circumstances, fitted to make a particular impression or to determine the judgment as to the character of a person or a thing, an act or a state; as, appearances are against him. [1913 Webster] There was upon the tabernacle, as it were, the appearance of fire. --Num. ix. 15. [1913 Webster] For man looketh on the outward appearance. --1 Sam. xvi. 7. [1913 Webster] Judge not according to the appearance. --John. vii. 24. [1913 Webster] 5. The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings; a coming before the public in a particular character; as, a person makes his appearance as an historian, an artist, or an orator. [1913 Webster] Will he now retire, After appearance, and again prolong Our expectation? --Milton. [1913 Webster] 6. Probability; likelihood. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] There is that which hath no appearance. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 7. (Law) The coming into court of either of the parties; the being present in court; the coming into court of a party summoned in an action, either by himself or by his attorney, expressed by a formal entry by the proper officer to that effect; the act or proceeding by which a party proceeded against places himself before the court, and submits to its jurisdiction. --Burrill. --Bouvier. --Daniell. [1913 Webster] To put in an appearance, to be present; to appear in person. To save appearances, to preserve a fair outward show. [1913 Webster] Syn: Coming; arrival; presence; semblance; pretense; air; look; manner; mien; figure; aspect. [1913 Webster]

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