Definition of Saviour

1. Noun. 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).




2. Noun. A person who rescues you from harm or danger.
Exact synonyms: Deliverer, Rescuer, Savior
Specialized synonyms: Christ, Messiah
Generic synonyms: Benefactor, Helper
Derivative terms: Deliver, Deliver, Rescue, Save

Definition of Saviour

1. Noun. (chiefly British) (alternative spelling of Savior) ¹

2. Noun. (British spelling) (alternative spelling of savior) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saviour

1. savior [n -S] - See also: savior

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saviour

savings
savings account
savings account trust
savings accounts
savings and loan
savings bank
savings bank trust
savings banks
savings bond
savins
savior
savioress
saviors
saviorship
saviour (current term)
saviour sibling
saviour siblings
saviouress
saviours
saviourship
savoir-faire
savor
savored
savorer
savorers
savorier
savories
savoriest
savorily

Literary usage of Saviour

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1. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"saviour IN THE TEMPLE, William Holman Hunt, Manchester Art Gallery. Our saviour found disputing with the doctors in the Temple. Jesus, a brown-haired, ..."

2. The World's Parliament of Religions: An Illustrated and Popular Story of the by John Henry Barrows (1893)
"His whole conception of himself was summed up in these words, " Christ, the saviour of the World," and we get the full thought of his revelation by ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... the band chosen every three months from the community of St. saviour, to lead the difficult confined life which, however, always finds eager volunteers. ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"SUN OF MY SOUL, THOU saviour DEAR ... Thou saviour dear, It is not night if Thou be near; Oh may no earth-born cloud arise To hide Thee from Thy servant's ..."

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