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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Savior \Sav"ior\ (s[=a]v"y[~e]r), n. [OE. saveour, OF. salveor, F. sauveur, fr. L. salvator, fr. salvare to save. See Save, v.] [Written also saviour.] 1. One who saves, preserves, or delivers from destruction or danger. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: The (or our, your, etc.) Savior, he who brings salvation to men; Jesus Christ, the Redeemer. [1913 Webster]