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Noun: savings  sey-vingz
  1. A fund of money put by as a reserve
    - nest egg
Noun: saving  sey-ving
  1. An act of economizing; reduction in cost
    "there was a saving of 50 cents";
    - economy
  2. Recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives";
    - rescue, deliverance, delivery
  3. The activity of protecting something from loss or danger
    - preservation

Type of: action, fund, monetary fund, protection, recovery, retrieval

Encyclopedia: Savings