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σωτηρία 1

I.a saving, deliverance, preservation, safety, Lat. salus, Hdt., attic; ς. τινὶ διδόναι, φέρειν Eur.; σωτηρίαν ἔχειν Soph., etc.
2.a way or means of safety, Aesch., Eur., etc.
3.a safe return, ἐς τὴν πατρίδα ς. Thuc.; οἴκαδε σωτηρία Dem.; also, νόστιμος ς. Aesch.
II.of things, a keeping safe, preservation, τινός of anything, Hdt., Aesch., etc., guarantee for safety, ς. ἔστω τινός guarantee for the safe keeping of a thing, ap. Dem.; σωτηρίαι τῆς πολιτείας ways of preserving it, Arist., safety, Thuc.

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