Savior meaning

sāvyər
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Savior is defined as God or Jesus in the Christian religion.

God is an example of a Savior.

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Jesus.
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A person who rescues another from harm, danger, or loss.
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A person who saves.
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The definition of a savior is a person who comes to the rescue to save someone from suffering a bad fate.

A person who saves you from drowning is an example of a savior.

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God.
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Jesus Christ.
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(US) A person who rescues another from harm.
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Jesus Christ.
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Origin of savior

  • Middle English saviour from Old French sauveour from Late Latin salvātor from salvāre to save save1

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

  • First attested in 1300. From Middle English saviour, from Old French sauveour, from Late Latin salvātor, from salvāre.

    From Wiktionary

  • From savior.

    From Wiktionary