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sav·iour

 (sāv′yər)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of savior.

saviour

(ˈseɪvjə) or

savior

n
a person who rescues another person or a thing from danger or harm
[C13 saveour, from Old French, from Church Latin Salvātor the Saviour; see save1]

Saviour

(ˈseɪvjə) or

Savior

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity Jesus Christ regarded as the saviour of men from sin
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saviour - a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in NazarethSaviour - 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.saviour - a person who rescues you from harm or dangersaviour - a person who rescues you from harm or danger
messiah, christ - any expected deliverer
benefactor, helper - a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)

saviour


Saviour

noun Christ, Jesus, Jesus Christ, Emmanuel, the Messiah, the Son of God, the Redeemer, the King of Kings the vast Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
Translations
مُخَلِّص، مُنْقِذمُنْقِذ، مُخَلِّص
spasitelzachránce
frelserredningsmand
bjargvætturfrelsari
Spasiteľ
kurtarıcı

saviour

savior (US) [ˈseɪvjəʳ] Nsalvador(a) m/f
SaviourSalvador m

saviour

[ˈseɪvjər] (British) savior (US) nsauveur m

saviour

, (US) savior
nRetter(in) m(f); (Rel also) → Erlöser m, → Heiland m; Our Saviourunser Erlöser

saviour

savior (Am) [ˈseɪvjəʳ] nsalvatore/trice

save1

(seiv) verb
1. to rescue or bring out of danger. He saved his friend from drowning; The house was burnt but he saved the pictures.
2. to keep (money etc) for future use. He's saving (his money) to buy a bicycle; They're saving for a house.
3. to prevent the using or wasting of (money, time, energy etc). Frozen foods save a lot of trouble; I'll telephone and that will save me writing a letter.
4. in football etc, to prevent the opposing team from scoring a goal. The goalkeeper saved six goals.
5. to free from the power of sin and evil.
6. to keep data in the computer.
noun
(in football etc) an act of preventing the opposing team from scoring a goal.
ˈsaver noun
a person or thing that saves, avoids waste etc. The telephone is a great time-saver.
ˈsaving noun
a way of saving money etc or the amount saved in this way. It's a great saving to be able to make one's own clothes.
ˈsavings noun plural
money saved up. He keeps his savings in the bank.
saviour , (American) savior (ˈseivjə) noun
1. (usually with capital) a person or god who saves people from sin, hell etc.
2. a person who rescues a person etc from danger etc. He was the saviour of his country.
saving grace
a good quality that makes up for a fault. His speeches are boring but they have the saving grace of being short.
savings account
an account in a bank or post office on which interest is paid.
savings bank
a bank that receives small savings and gives interest.
save up
to save. He's been saving up for a new bike.
References in classic literature ?
Let us rather confine ourselves to studying those sublime rules which our divine Saviour has left for our guidance here below.
It seems as though mankind has forgotten the laws of its divine Saviour, Who preached love and forgiveness of injuries- and that men attribute the greatest merit to skill in killing one another.
1-17) Ares, exceeding in strength, chariot-rider, golden- helmed, doughty in heart, shield-bearer, Saviour of cities, harnessed in bronze, strong of arm, unwearying, mighty with the spear, O defence of Olympus, father of warlike Victory, ally of Themis, stern governor of the rebellious, leader of righteous men, sceptred King of manliness, who whirl your fiery sphere among the planets in their sevenfold courses through the aether wherein your blazing steeds ever bear you above the third firmament of heaven; hear me, helper of men, giver of dauntless youth
Meanwhile the Son of God, who yet some days Lodged in Bethabara, where John baptized, Musing and much revolving in his breast How best the mighty work he might begin Of Saviour to mankind, and which way first Publish his godlike office now mature, One day forth walked alone, the Spirit leading And his deep thoughts, the better to converse With solitude, till, far from track of men, Thought following thought, and step by step led on, He entered now the bordering Desert wild, And, with dark shades and rocks environed round, His holy meditations thus pursued:-- "O what a multitude of thoughts at once Awakened in me swarm, while I consider What from within I feel myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, Ill sorting with my present state compared
To be sure, we can't help knowing something about God, even if we've never heard the Gospel, the good news that our Saviour brought us.
But our blessed Saviour has showed us what God is in a way us poor ignorant people can understand; he has showed us what God's heart is, what are his feelings towards us.
We loitered about gazing aloft at the monster windows all aglow with brilliantly colored scenes in the lives of the Saviour and his followers.
Peter's; a bone of Judas Iscariot, (it was black,) and also bones of all the other disciples; a handkerchief in which the Saviour had left the impression of his face.
And Mrs Verloc waited in silence the good pleasure of her saviour, deriving comfort from his reflective silence.
she asked in a gust of anguish, lifting her veil brusquely to look at her saviour.
Verily, their Saviours themselves came not from freedom and freedom's seventh heaven
Of defects did the spirit of those Saviours consist; but into every defect had they put their illusion, their stop-gap, which they called God.