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. [1913 Webster]

2. Specifically: The (or our, your, etc.) Savior, he who brings salvation to men; Jesus Christ, the Redeemer. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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