What does saint mean?

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  1. A person to whom a church or another religious group has officially attributed the title of "saint"; a holy or godly person; one eminent for piety and virtue.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) A person with positive qualities; one who does good.
  3. One who is sanctified or made holy; a person who is separated unto God’s service.
  4. One of the blessed in heaven.
  5. (archaic) A holy object.
  1. (nonstandard) To canonize, to formally recognize someone as a saint.
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