Definition of savior
1 : one that saves from danger or destruction
2 : one who brings salvation; specifically, capitalized : jesus 1
Examples of savior in a sentence
We all felt that she was our savior.
the policeman proved to be our savior, arriving on the scene just as we were about to be mugged
Origin and Etymology of savior
Middle English saveour, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin salvator, from salvare to save
First Known Use: 14th century
SAVIOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of savior for English Language Learners
: someone who saves something or someone from danger, harm, failure, etc.
Savior —used by Christians to refer to Jesus Christ
SAVIOR Defined for Kids
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