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English noun: salvation

1. salvation (act) (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil


Synonymsredemption


Broader (hypernym)deliverance, delivery, rescue, saving


Narrower (hyponym)absolution, atonement, conversion, expiation, propitiation, rebirth, remission, remission of sin, remittal, spiritual rebirth


Domain categorydivinity, theology

2. salvation (act) a means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness


SamplesTourism was their economic salvation.
They turned to individualism as their salvation.


Broader (hypernym)agency, means, way

3. salvation (state) the state of being saved or preserved from harm


Broader (hypernym)safety

4. salvation (act) saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation


SamplesThe salvation of his party was the president's major concern.


Broader (hypernym)deliverance, delivery, rescue, saving









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