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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 ?
The two thieves were dressed in the fanciful court costumes of the middle of the sixteenth century, while the Saviour was nude, with the exception of a cloth around the loins.
I turned my prayer to thanksgiving: the Source of Life was also the Saviour of spirits.
At the steepest point of the hill there was a little burial-ground, with a Cross and a new large figure of Our Saviour on it; it was a poor figure in wood, done by some inexperienced rustic carver, but he had studied the figure from the life--his own life, maybe--for it was dreadfully spare and thin.
Hail Son of God, Saviour of Men, thy Name Shall be the copious matter of my Song Henceforth, and never shall my Harp thy praise Forget, nor from thy Fathers praise disjoine.
With my egotism, my charlatanry, my tongue, and my habit of having my own way, I am fit for no calling but that of saviour of mankind--just of the sort they like.
Let us suppose an inhabitant of some remote and superior region, yet unskilled in the ways of men, having read and considered the precepts of the gospel, and the example of our Saviour, to come down in search of the true church: if he would not inquire after it among the cruel, the insolent, and the oppressive; among those who are continually grasping at dominion over souls as well as bodies; among those who are employed in procuring to themselves impunity for the most enormous villainies, and studying methods of destroying their fellow-creatures, not for their crimes but their errors; if he would not expect to meet benevolence, engage in massacres, or to find mercy in a court of inquisition, he would not look for the true church in the Church of Rome.
the provinces calculate and arrange marriage with the one view of material comfort, and a poor artist or man of science is forbidden to double its purpose and make it the saviour of his genius by securing to him the means of subsistence!
Phileas Fogg, the saviour of Aouda, that brave and generous man, a robber
At last all confusion, transfigured, trembling and sobbing, she flings herself at my feet and says that I am her saviour, and that she loves me better than anything in the world.
It was that of a man, from five to eight and thirty, in the uniform of a general officer, wearing the double epaulet of heavy bullion, that indicates superior rank, the ribbon of the Legion of Honor around his neck, which showed he was a commander, and on the right breast, the star of a grand officer of the order of the Saviour, and on the left that of the grand cross of Charles III.
The likenesses appeared even more striking on a coloured picture by Espinal, representing the baptism of our Saviour.
There is no impiety in believing that, when his long life was over, the apostle of the Indians was welcomed to the celestial abodes by the prophets of ancient days and by those earliest apostles and evangelists who had drawn their inspiration from the immediate presence of the Saviour.