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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
rescue (verb)
transitive verb
to free from confinement, danger, or evil as - save deliver
a) to take (as a prisoner) forcibly from custody
b) to recover (as a prize) by force
c) to deliver (as a place under siege) by armed force
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
rescue (noun)
the saving from danger or evil
SYNONIMS:
deliverance, rescue
RELATED WORDS:
ransom, recovery, redemption; extrication; defense, guard, protection, safeguard, safeguarding, security; conservation, guardianship, preservation, safekeeping
rescue (verb)
to remove from danger or harm
SYNONIMS:
bail out, bring off, deliver, rescue
RELATED WORDS:
salvage; emancipate, free, liberate, manumit, release; disentangle, extricate; recover
adventure, compromise, endanger, gamble (with), hazard, imperil, jeopardize, peril, risk, venture
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