Definitions for Saviorˈseɪv yər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sav•ior*ˈseɪv yər(n.)

or sav•iour

  1. a person who saves, rescues, or delivers:

    the savior of the country.

  2. (cap.) a title of God, esp. of Jesus.

    Category: Religion

* Usage: See -or1.

Origin of savior:

1250–1300; ME saveour, sauveur < OF sauvëour < LL salvātor=salvā(re) to save1+ L -tor -tor

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ, Savior, Saviour, Good Shepherd, Redeemer, Deliverer(noun)

    a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)

  2. savior, saviour, rescuer, deliverer(noun)

    a person who rescues you from harm or danger


  1. savior(Noun)

    A person who rescues another from harm.

  2. Savior(ProperNoun)

    Jesus Christ

  3. Origin: From savior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Savior

    one who saves, preserves, or delivers from destruction or danger

  2. Savior

    specifically: The (or our, your, etc.) Savior, he who brings salvation to men; Jesus Christ, the Redeemer


  1. Savior

    Savior is a 1998 war film starring Dennis Quaid, Stellan Skarsgård, Nastassja Kinski, and Nataša Ninković. It is about an American mercenary escorting a Serbian woman and her newborn child to a United Nations safe zone during the Bosnian War.

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