Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SAVINGS

Then what have you been doing with your savings all these years?

Will you take care of some money for me until I get a chance to deposit it in the savings bank?

Do you think, if I were alive, I would let any man rob me of the savings of my life?

I have left a separate fund in a savings bank for her to draw upon.

The captain had assured him that neither his wife nor son knew aught of his savings.

You are determined to invest these savings of yours in the common stock, are you?'

But what are such figures in comparison with the gigantic amounts of our savings and capital?

No; you must keep it all, mother, and put it in the Savings' Bank.

In the neighborhood everyone nodded to them, everyone talked of their savings.

If this effort worked, they would have a steady income from savings in twenty years.

WORD ORIGIN

"money saved," 1737, plural of saving, vwerbal noun from save (v.). Related: Savings account attested by 1882; savings bank, 1817. S & L for savings and loan attested from 1951.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SAVINGS

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.