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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