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life·sav·er

 (līf′sā′vər)
n.
1. One that saves a life.
2. See lifeguard.
3. One that provides help in a crisis or emergency.
4. A life preserver shaped like a ring.

life′sav′ing n.

life•sav•er

(ˈlaɪfˌseɪ vər)

n.
1. one who rescues another from danger of death, esp. from drowning.
2. one that saves a person, as from a difficult situation or critical moment.
[1880–85]
life′sav`ing, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lifesaver - an attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidentslifesaver - an attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidents
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
2.lifesaver - a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant materiallifesaver - a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material
breeches buoy - a life buoy in the form of a ring with short breeches for support; used to transfer people from a ship
flotation device, life preserver, preserver - rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning
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