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savior


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Savior  \Sav"ior\  (s[=a]v"y[~e]r),  n.  [OE.  saveour,  OF  salveor, 
  F.  sauveur  fr  L.  salvator,  fr  salvare  to  save.  See  {Save}, 
  v.]  [Written  also  {saviour}.] 
  1.  One  who  saves,  preserves,  or  delivers  from  destruction  or 
  danger. 
 
  2.  Specifically:  The  (or  our  your  etc.)  Savior,  he  who 
  brings  salvation  to  men;  Jesus  Christ,  the  Redeemer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Savior 
  n  1:  a  prophet  of  the  first  century  (circa  8  BC  -  29  AD);  to 
  Christians  he  was  both  God  and  man--the  Messiah  sent  to 
  save  the  human  race  from  the  sin  it  inherited  through 
  the  Fall  of  Man  [syn:  {Jesus},  {Jesus  of  Nazareth},  {Jesus 
  Christ},  {Christ},  {Savior},  {Saviour},  {Good  Shepherd}, 
  {Redeemer}] 
  2:  a  person  who  rescues  you  from  harm  or  danger  [syn:  {saviour}, 
  {rescuer},  {deliverer}] 




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