What does saviour mean?

Definitions for saviour

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word saviour.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ, Savior, Saviour, Good Shepherd, Redeemer, Deliverernoun

    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, deliverernoun

    a person who rescues you from harm or danger

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Saviournoun

    Redeemer; he that has saved mankind from eternal death.

    Etymology: sauveur, Latin.

    So judg’d he man, both judge and Saviour sent. John Milton.

    However consonant to reason his precepts appeared, nothing could have tempted men to acknowledge him as their God and Saviour, but their being firmly persuaded of the miracles he wrought. Addison.


  1. Saviour

    Saviour (English) / "Cesse la pluie" (French) / "Mantra" (Indonesian) is a song recorded by Indonesian singer Anggun. Written originally in French by Evelyne Kral and Frédéric Jaffré, the song was adapted to English and Indonesian by Anggun. Released as the second single from Anggun's third international album, Luminescence (2005), it was also used as the soundtrack of the U. S. box office number-one film Transporter 2. The song remains one of Anggun's most popular single internationally.


  1. Saviour

    A saviour refers to a person or entity that saves or rescues others from harm, danger, or some form of adversity. It typically implies someone who brings salvation, deliverance, or relief to individuals or a community in need.


  1. Saviour

    Saviour is the title of a comic book series written by Mark Millar and drawn by Daniel Vallely and Nigel Kitching. It was also the first professionally published work of Mark Millar.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saviour

    sā′vyur, n. one who saves from evil: a deliverer, a title applied to Jesus Christ, who saves men from the power and penalty of sin.

Suggested Resources

  1. Saviour

    Savior vs. Saviour -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Savior and Saviour.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce saviour?

How to say saviour in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saviour in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saviour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of saviour in a Sentence

  1. Lee Duck-sure:

    It may appear Christian, but is actually completely different. They revere founder Lee Man-hee as a saviour, like Jesus.

  2. David Lennox:

    It's been their saviour, had they been at the much higher costs they were running just a year ago, they would not be here.

  3. Pope Francis:

    I ask him, the Saviour of the world, to look upon our brothers and sisters in Iraq and Syria, who for too long now have suffered the effects of ongoing conflict, and who, together with those belonging to other ethnic and religious groups, are suffering a brutal persecution, may Christmas bring them hope, as indeed also to the many displaced persons, exiles and refugees, children, adults and elderly, from this region and from the whole world.

  4. John Newton:

    When I was young, I was sure of many things now there are only two things of which I am sure one is, that I am a miserable sinner and the other, that Christ is an all-sufficient Saviour. He is well-taught who learns these two lessons.

  5. Coskun Celiloglu:

    Turkey is our mother nation, we came to Sarajevo just for one day to support our saviour Erdogan.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for saviour

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for saviour »


Find a translation for the saviour definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"saviour." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 21 May 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/saviour>.

Discuss these saviour definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for saviour? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    money demanded for the return of a captured person
    A ransom
    B assortment
    C perusal
    D assault

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for saviour: