Definition of savior in English:

savior

Syllabification: sav·ior
Pronunciation: /ˈsāvyər
 
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(Britishsaviour)

noun

1A person who saves someone or something (especially a country or cause) from danger, and who is regarded with the veneration of a religious figure.
More example sentences
  • Positioned as the saviors of the nation, foreigners slide all too easily into becoming its scapegoats.
  • So he let the crisis spin out in order to present himself, as in 1940, the saviour of the nation.
  • After all if what I was hearing from my fellow St Lucian was true then a savior or saviors were needed to effect a rescue.
Synonyms
rescuer, liberator, deliverer, emancipator; champion, knight in shining armor, friend in need, good Samaritan
1.1 (the/our Savior) (In Christianity) God or Jesus Christ as the redeemer of sin and saver of souls.
More example sentences
  • At Christmas we Christians celebrate the birth of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, whom Herod tried to kill as an infant.
  • At that moment, I broke down and realized Jesus Christ is the Savior of all mankind.
  • When the pastor asked if anyone would like to come forward and receive Christ as their Savior or just to rededicate their lives to Him, Adam went forward.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French sauveour, from ecclesiastical Latin salvator (translating Greek sōtēr), from late Latin salvare 'to save'.

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