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savior

noun sav·ior \ˈsāv-yər also -ˌyȯr\

Simple Definition of savior

  • : someone who saves something or someone from danger, harm, failure, etc.

  • Savior —used by Christians to refer to Jesus Christ

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of savior

  1. 1 :  one that saves from danger or destruction

  2. 2 :  one who brings salvation; specifically capitalized :  jesus 1

Examples of savior in a sentence

  1. We all felt that she was our savior.

  2. <the policeman proved to be our savior, arriving on the scene just as we were about to be mugged>



Variants of savior

or

saviour

play \ˈsāv-yər also -ˌyȯr\

Origin and Etymology of savior

Middle English saveour, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin salvator, from salvare to save


First Known Use: 14th century

Other Christian Religious Terms


SAVIOR Defined for Kids

savior

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noun sav·ior \ˈsāv-yər\

Definition of savior for Students

  1. 1 :  a person who saves someone or something from danger or harm

  2. 2 cap :  jesus christ



Variants of savior

or

saviour

\ˈsāv-yər\


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