English translation of 'बचाना'
1. conserve transitive verb
If you conserve a supply of something, you use it carefully so that it lasts longer than it normally would.
We're trying to conserve as much money as possible.
2. defend transitive verb
If you defend someone or something, you take action to protect them.
He and his friends defended themselves against the attackers.
3. hoard transitive verb
If you hoard things such as food or money, you save or store them, often in secret, because they are valuable or important to you.
They began to hoard food and save money.
4. keep transitive verb
If someone or something keeps you from doing something, they prevent you from doing it.
What can you do to keep it from happening again?
5. rescue transitive verb, variable noun
If you rescue someone, you get them out of a dangerous or unpleasant situation. A rescue is an attempt to save someone from a situation like this.
He rescued her from a horrible situation.
...a major air-sea rescue.
There was little hope of rescue.
6. salvage transitive verb, uncountable noun
If something is salvaged, someone manages to save it, for example from a ship that has sunk or a building that has been destroyed. Salvage is the act of salvaging things from somewhere.
The treasures were salvaged from a ship that sank in 1648.
...a huge salvage operation.
7. save transitive verb
If you save someone an unpleasant task or experience, you do something which helps or enables them to avoid it.
If you had said that earlier, it would have saved me a lot of trouble.
8. save transitive verb
If you save someone or something, you help them to avoid harm or to escape from a dangerous or unpleasant situation.
...a campaign to save kids from drowning.
The government attempted to save 40,000 jobs in the industry.
9. shield transitive verb
If something or someone shields you from a danger or risk, they protect you from it.
He shielded his head from the sun with a newspaper.
10. spare transitive verb
To spare someone an unpleasant experience means to prevent them from having it.
Spare them the pain of discovering the real facts.
So far I've been spared from injuries.
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Translation of बचाना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary