Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
A person who delivers from danger and misery. Thus Jesus Christ is called the Saviour, as he delivers us from the greatest evils, and brings us into the possession of the greatest good.
See JESUS CHRIST, LIBERTY, PROPITIATION, REDEMPTION. Order of St. Saviour, a religious order of the Romish church, founded by St. Bridget, about the year 1345; and so called from its being pretended that our Saviour himself declared its constitution and rules to the foundress.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Saviour'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/s/saviour.html. 1802.