Definition of Lifesaver

1. Noun. An attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidents.

Exact synonyms: Lifeguard
Generic synonyms: Attendant, Attender, Tender

2. Noun. A life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material.
Exact synonyms: Life Belt, Life Buoy, Life Ring
Specialized synonyms: Breeches Buoy
Generic synonyms: Flotation Device, Life Preserver, Preserver

Definition of Lifesaver

1. Noun. Someone or something that saves lives. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) Someone or something that is very useful or helpful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lifesaver

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lifesaver

lifepath
lifepaths
lifepreserver
lifepreservers
lifer
liferaft
liferafts
liferent
liferenter
liferenters
liferentrix
liferentrixes
liferents
lifers
lifes
lifesaver (current term)
lifesavers
lifesaving
lifesavings
lifesize
lifesized
lifeskill
lifeskills
lifesome
lifespan
lifespans
lifespring
lifesprings
lifestream
lifestreaming

Literary usage of Lifesaver

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1. Fire Safety Education Resource Directory edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"Program element: Kits Audience: General Contact: American College of Emergency Physicians PO Box 619911 Dallas, Texas 75261-9911 Call — Internet — lifesaver ..."

2. Railroad Safety: Status of Efforts to Improve Railroad Crossing Safety by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"For the fifth proposal, DOT has not increased Operation lifesaver funds from the current ISTEA authorized level of $300000 to the action plan proposal of ..."

3. Are Minnesotans Aware of the Dangers of Railroad Crossings? by Linda Dolan (1996)
"Minnesotans felt that this amount of time should not be changed and they were only somewhat concerned about railroad crossing surfaces Operation lifesaver ..."

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