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
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   2. Specifically: The (or our, your, etc.) Savior, he who
      brings salvation to men; Jesus Christ, the Redeemer.
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