salvation

  • 1 Salvation — • Salvation has in Scriptural language the general meaning of liberation from straitened circumstances or from other evils, and of a translation into a state of freedom and security Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Salvation      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 Salvation — Sal*va tion, n. [OE. salvacioun, sauvacion, F. salvation, fr. L. salvatio, fr. salvare to save. See {Save}.] 1. The act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) The redemption… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Salvation — (англ.; рус. Спасение): «Salvation»  сингл калифорнийской панк рок группы Rancid из альбома Let’s Go (1995). «Salvation»  сингл ирландской рок группы The Cranberries из альбома To the Faithful Departed (1996) «Salvation»  сингл… …

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  • 4 salvation — ⇒SALVATION, subst. fém. A. Rare. Action d être sauvé, d échapper à l oubli, la ruine, la mort. La dernière fois que je la vis [une peinture d Ingres] (...) elle était devenue presque invisible et sans espoir de salvation (TOULET, Corresp. avec un …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 5 salvation — early 13c., originally in the Christian sense, from O.Fr. salvaciun, from L.L. salvationem (nom. salvatio, a Church Latin translation of Gk. soteria), noun of action from salvare to save (see SAVE (Cf. save)). In general (non religious) sense,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 salvation — ► NOUN 1) Theology deliverance from sin and its consequences, believed by Christians to be brought about by faith in Christ. 2) preservation or deliverance from harm, ruin, or loss. 3) (one s salvation) a source or means of being saved in this… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 salvation — [sal vā′shən] n. [ME salvacioun < OFr salvation < LL(Ec) salvatio < L salvatus, pp. of salvare, to SAVE1] 1. a saving or being saved from danger, evil, difficulty, destruction, etc.; rescue 2. a person or thing that is a means, cause, or …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Salvation — (v. lat.), 1) Rettung; 2) Vertheidigung, Verwahrung; daher Salvationsschrift, so v.w. Deductionsschrift, s.u. Deduction 6) …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 Salvation — Salvatiōn (lat.), Rettung, Verwahrung; Salvationsschrift, Verteidigungsschrift …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10 salvation — index discharge (liberation), emancipation, mainstay, preservation, protection, redemption, rehabilitation …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 salvation — [n] rescue, saving conservancy, conservation, deliverance, emancipation, escape, exemption, extrication, keeping, liberation, lifeline, pardon, preserval, preservation, redemption, release, reprieve, restoration, safekeeping, sustentation;… …

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  • 12 salvation — Salvation, Salus …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 13 Salvation — For other uses, see Salvation (disambiguation). Part of a series on Salvation …

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  • 14 salvation — salvational, adj. /sal vay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of saving or protecting from harm, risk, loss, destruction, etc. 2. the state of being saved or protected from harm, risk, etc. 3. a source, cause, or means of being saved or protected from harm,… …

    Universalium

  • 15 salvation — [[t]sælve͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT In Christianity, salvation is the fact that Christ has saved a person from evil. The church s message of salvation has changed the lives of many. 2) N UNCOUNT The salvation of someone or something is the act of… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 salvation — n. 1) to bring; preach salvation 2) to seek salvation 3) salvation from * * * [sæl veɪʃ(ə)n] preach salvation to bring to seek salvation salvation from …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 salvation — (sal va sion) s. f. 1°   Action de procurer le salut spirituel. •   Pour combattre cette opinion de la salvation des gentils moyennant l assistance de la grâce, LA MOTHE LE VAYER Vertu des païens, I, État de la loi.. 2°   S. f. pl. Terme d… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 18 salvation — Initially, God s intention to rescue from danger; later his promise to establish his Kingdom. God s gift [[➝ gifts]] to his covenant people of help when they confront an enemy (1 Sam. 7:8 etc.) or, later, God s resolve to establish his reign (Isa …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 19 salvation — sal|va|tion S3 [sælˈveıʃən] n [U] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Late Latin salvatio, from salvare; SAVE1] 1.) something that prevents or saves someone or something from danger, loss, or failure be sb s/sth s salvation ▪ A drug treatment …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 Salvation! — Infobox Film name = Salvation! image size = caption = Theatrical release poster director = Beth B. producer = Beth B. writer = Beth B. Tom Robinson narrator = starring = Stephen McHattie Dominique Davalos Exene Cervenka Viggo Mortensen Rockets… …

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