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Noun: saviour  seyv-yur [N. Amer], sey-vee-u(r) [Brit]
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: savior)
  1. A person who rescues you from harm or danger
    - savior [N. Amer], rescuer, deliverer
Noun: Saviour
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: Savior)
  1. 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)
    - Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ, Savior [N. Amer], Good Shepherd, Redeemer, Deliverer, Prince of Peace

Derived forms: saviours

Type of: benefactor, Hebrew, helper, Israelite, Jew, Logos, prophet, Son, Word

Encyclopedia: Saviour