Etymology
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saved (adj.)

late 14c., "delivered from damnation, destined for Heaven," past-participle adjective from save (v.). Saved by the bell is from 1914 in reference to prize fighting; 1912 in reference to the classroom; figurative use from 1915, probably at first from the fighting sense.

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Definitions of saved

saved (adj.)
rescued; especially from the power and consequences of sin;
a saved soul
saved (adj.)
guarded from injury or destruction;
Synonyms: protected
From wordnet.princeton.edu