|1.||[ noun ] (Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil|
|Related terms:||rescue conversion absolution expiation Christianity|
|2.||[ noun ] a means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness|
"tourism was their economic salvation" "they turned to individualism as their salvation"
|3.||[ noun ] the state of being saved or preserved from harm|
|4.||[ noun ] saving someone or something from harm of from an unpleasant situation|
"the salvation of his party was the president's major concern"
|Related terms:||rescue salvage|