Definitions for Salvationsælˈveɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sal•va•tionsælˈveɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of saving or protecting from harm, risk, loss, etc.

  2. the state of being so saved or protected:

    the company's salvation from bankruptcy.

  3. a source, cause, or means of being saved or protected from harm, risk, etc.

  4. Theol. deliverance from the power and penalty of sin; redemption.

    Category: Religion

Origin of salvation:

1175–1225; ME salvatio(u)n, earlier sa(u)vaciun, sauvacion (< OF sauvacion) < LL salvātiō=salvā(re) to save1+ L -tiō -tion

sal•va′tion•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. redemption, salvation(noun)

    (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

  2. salvation(noun)

    a means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness

    "tourism was their economic salvation"; "they turned to individualism as their salvation"

  3. salvation(noun)

    the state of being saved or preserved from harm

  4. salvation(noun)

    saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation

    "the salvation of his party was the president's major concern"

Wiktionary

  1. salvation(Noun)

    the process of being saved, the state of having been saved (from hell)

  2. salvation(Noun)

    The process of being restored or made new for the purpose of becoming saved; the process of being rid of the old poor quality conditions and becoming improved.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salvation(noun)

    the act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity

  2. Salvation(noun)

    the redemption of man from the bondage of sin and liability to eternal death, and the conferring on him of everlasting happiness

  3. Salvation(noun)

    saving power; that which saves

Freebase

  1. Salvation

    Salvation is being saved or protected from harm or being saved or delivered from some dire situation. In religion, salvation is stated as the saving of the soul from sin and its consequences. The academic study of salvation is called soteriology. It concerns itself with the comparative study of how different religious traditions conceive salvation and how they believe it is obtained. "Salvation" distinguishes a notion common to men and women of a wide range of cultural traditions.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. salvation

    Redemption from a belief in miracles.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Salvation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4617

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Salvation' in Nouns Frequency: #2807


Translations for Salvation

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

salvation(noun)

in religion, the freeing of a person from sin or the saving of his soul.

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