Salvation meaning

săl-vāshən
(theol.) Deliverance from sin and from the penalties of sin; redemption.
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A saving or being saved from danger, evil, difficulty, destruction, etc.; rescue.
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A person or thing that is a means, cause, or source of preservation or rescue.
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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.
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Salvation is defined as being saved from or delivered from sin or harm.

An example of salvation is when a priest converts you and you stop sinning and become a Christian.

An example of salvation is when you get a job, which saves you from poverty.

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

In Islam, salvation is achieved by praying in the mosque to Allah and following the sunnah of Muhammad.

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Origin of salvation

  • Middle English savacioun from Old French sauvacion from Late Latin salvātiō salvātiōn- from salvātus past participle of salvāre to save salvage

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French salvaciun, from Latin salvatio.

    From Wiktionary