saviorhood

savior

[seyv-yer]
noun
1.
a person who saves, rescues, or delivers: the savior of the country.
2.
(initial capital letter) a title of God, especially of Christ.
3.
(initial capital letter) Classical Mythology. an epithet of Artemis.
Also, saviour.


Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English saveour, sauveur < Old French sauvëour < Late Latin salvātor, equivalent to Latin salvā(re) to save1 + -tor -tor

saviorhood, saviorship, noun
undersavior, noun

savior, savor, savory.


See -or1.
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savior
c.1300, "one who delivers or rescues from peril," also a title of Jesus Christ, from O.Fr. sauveour, from L.L. salvatorem (nom. salvator) "a saver, preserver" (cf. Sp. salvador, It. salvatore), from salvatus, pp. of salvare "to save" (see save (v.)). In Christian sense, translation
of Gk. soter "savior." Replaced O.E. hælend "healer."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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