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rescue

res·cue

rescue

 
 
pronunciation:
re skyu
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: rescued, rescues, rescuing
definition: to free or save, as from danger or confinement.
synonyms:
deliver, free, help, liberate, salvage, save
similar words:
bail out, emancipate, enfranchise, extricate, loose, manumit, redeem, relieve
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act of delivering from danger, harm, or restriction.
synonyms:
deliverance, delivery, salvage
similar words:
relief, salvation
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derivations: rescuable (adj.), rescuer (n.)