Salvar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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salvar
transitive verb
1. to save (librar de peligro)
  • nos salvó del peligro he saved us from danger
2. to rescue (rescatar)
3. to overcome (superar) (dificultad) ; to go over o around (obstáculo)
4. to cover (recorrer)
5. (exceptuar)
  • salvando algunos detalles except for a few details
  • salvando las distancias allowing for the obvious differences
salvarse
pronominal verb
1. to escape (librarse)
  • se salvó de morir ahogado he escaped drowning
  • sálvese quien pueda every man for himself
2. (exceptuarse)
  • sus amigos son inaguantables, ella es la única que se salva her friends are unbearable, she's the only one who's O.K.
3. to be saved (religion)
salvar
transitive verb
1 (de un peligro) to save
me salvó la vida he saved my life; los bomberos nos salvaron del fuego the firemen saved us from the blaze; apenas salvaron nada del incendio they hardly managed to salvage anything from the fire; me has salvado de tener que sentarme con ese pesado you saved me (from) having to sit next to that old bore
2 (Religión) to save
3 (Informática) to save
4 (evitar) [+dificultad, obstáculo] to get round; overcome; [+montaña, río, barrera] to cross; [+rápidos] to shoot
tuvo que salvar un arroyo para llegar a la carretera
5 [+distancia] to cover
el tren salva la distancia en dos horas the train covers o does the distance in two hours
6 (exceptuando)
salvando: salvando algún detalle, la traducción está muy bien apart from a few minor details, the translation is very good
7 [+altura] to rise above
8 (S. Cone) [+examen] to pass
pronominal verb
salvarse
1 (de un peligro) to escape
pocos se salvaron del naufragio few escaped from o survived the shipwreck
nadie se escapará del castigo
¡sálvese quien pueda! ¡sálvese el que pueda! every man for himself!
2 (librarse)
considera incompetentes a todos los ministros, no se salva nadie in his view all the ministers are, without exception, incompetent; todos son antipáticos, Carlos es el único que se salva they're an unfriendly lot, Carlos is the one exception
3 (Religión) to be saved
Verb Conjugations for salvar
Gerund: salvando
Participle: salvado,salvo
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yosalvosalvésalvabasalvaríasalvaré
salvassalvastesalvabassalvaríassalvarás
él/ella/Ud.salvasalvósalvabasalvaríasalvará
nosotrossalvamossalvamossalvábamossalvaríamossalvaremos
vosotrossalváissalvasteissalvabaissalvaríaissalvaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.salvansalvaronsalvabansalvaríansalvarán
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