save toward (something)

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save toward (something)

To put money aside for some particular purpose or purchase in the future. A noun or pronoun can be used between "save" and "toward." We need to start saving toward a new car. I hope we've saved enough money toward this vacation.
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save (money) toward something

to accumulate money toward the purchase of something. I am saving my money toward the purchase of a big-screen TV. I'm saving toward a new car.
See also: save, toward
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To save something toward the repayment of those creditors was the object toward which he was now bending all his thoughts and efforts; and under the influence of this all-compelling demand of his nature, the somewhat profuse man, who hated to be stinted or to stint any one else in his own house, was gradually metamorphosed into the keen-eyed grudger of morsels.
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