HyperDic: rescue

English > 3 senses of the word rescue:
VERBsocialrescue, deliverfree from harm or evil
possessionrescuetake forcibly from legal custody
NOUNactrescue, deliverance, delivery, savingrecovery or preservation from loss or danger
rescue > pronunciation
Soundsreh'skyuw
Rhymesanew ... Yue: 59 rhymes with yuw...
English > rescue: 3 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningrecovery or preservation from loss or danger.
Synonymsdeliverance, delivery, saving
Narrowerlifesavingsaving / saving the lives of drowning persons
reclamation, reformationrescuing from error and returning to a rightful course
redemption, salvation(theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil / evil
salvageThe act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
salvageThe act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
salvationsaving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation
search and rescue missionA rescue mission to search for survivors and to rescue them
Broaderrecovery, retrievalThe act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
Spanishentrega, liberación, preservación, rescate, salvación, salvamento
Catalanpreservació, rescat, salvament
Verbsrescuefree from harm or evil
English > rescue: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningFree from harm or evil.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymdeliver
Narrowerreprieverelieve temporarily
salvage, salve, relieve, savesave from ruin, destruction, or harm
Broadersave, carry through, pull through, bring throughBring into safety / safety
Spanishliberar, rescatar, salvar
Catalanrescatar
Nounsrescuerecovery or preservation from loss or danger
rescuera person who rescues you from harm or danger / danger
English > rescue: 3 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningTake forcibly from legal custody.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"rescue prisoners"
BroadertakeTake by force
Spanishliberar, libertar, rescatar
Catalanalliberar, llibertar, rescatar

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