salvar = to save transitive verb

salvar

transitive verb

English Translation of SALVAR

transitive verb
1
: to save, to rescueme 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
2
: to cover (a distance)el tren salva la distancia en dos horas the train covers or does the distance in two hours
3
: to get around (an obstacle), to overcome (a difficulty)
4
: to cross, to jump across
5
salvando : except for, excludingsalvando: salvando algún detalle, la traducción está muy bien apart from a few minor details, the translation is very good
salvarse reflexive verb
1
: to survive, to escapepocos se salvaron del naufragio few escaped from or survived the shipwreck ¡sálvese quien pueda! every man for himself! considera incompetentes a todos los ministros, no se salva nadie in his view all the ministers are, without exception, incompetent
2
: to save one's soul

Examples of SALVAR

    me has salvado de tener que sentarme con ese pesado you saved me (from) having to sit next to that old bore todos son antipáticos, Carlos es el único que se salva they're an unfriendly lot, Carlos is the one exception

Conjugation of SALVAR

Regular
 PresentPreterit (Past)Imperfect
yosalvosalvésalvaba
salvassalvastesalvabas
el/ella/
Ud.
salvasalvósalvaba
nosotrossalvamossalvamossalvábamos
vosotrossalváissalvasteissalvabais
ellos/ellas/
Uds.
salvansalvaronsalvaban
 ConditionalFutureImperative
yosalvaríasalvaré 
salvaríassalvarássalva
el/ella/
Ud.
salvaríasalvarásalve
nosotrossalvaríamossalvaremossalvemos
vosotrossalvaríaissalvaréissalvad
ellos/ellas/
Uds.
salvaríansalvaránsalven
 Present PerfectPreterit PerfectPast Perfect (Pluperfect)
yohe salvadohube salvadohabía salvado
has salvadohubiste salvadohabías salvado
el/ella/
Ud.
ha salvadohubo salvadohabía salvado
nosotroshemos salvadohubimos salvadohabíamos salvado
vosotroshabéis salvadohubisteis salvadohabíais salvado
ellos/ellas/
Uds.
han salvadohubieron salvadohabían salvado
 Conditional PerfectFuture Perfect 
yohabría salvadohabré salvado 
habrías salvadohabrás salvado 
el/ella/
Ud.
habría salvadohabrá salvado 
nosotroshabríamos salvadohabremos salvado 
vosotroshabríais salvadohabréis salvado 
ellos/ellas/
Uds.
habrían salvadohabrán salvado 
 Present SubjunctiveImperfect SubjunctiveFuture Subjunctive
yosalvesalvasesalvare
salvessalvasessalvares
el/ella/
Ud.
salvesalvasesalvare
nosotrossalvemossalvásemossalváremos
vosotrossalvéissalvaseissalvareis
ellos/ellas/
Uds.
salvensalvasensalvaren
 Present Perfect SubjunctivePast Perfect (Pluperfect) SubjunctiveFuture Perfect Subjunctive
yohaya salvadohubiese salvadohubiere salvado
hayas salvadohubieses salvadohubieres salvado
el/ella/
Ud.
haya salvadohubiese salvadohubiere salvado
nosotroshayamos salvadohubiésemos salvadohubiéremos salvado
vosotroshayáis salvadohubieseis salvadohubiereis salvado
ellos/ellas/
Uds.
hayan salvadohubiesen salvadohubieren salvado
Present Participle: salvando
Past Participle: salvado

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