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rescue

res·cue

rescue

 
 
pronunciation:
re skyu
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: rescued, rescues, rescuing
definition: to free or save.
The firefighters rescued three people from the burning building.
synonyms:
deliver, free, liberate, salvage, save
similar words:
bail out, emancipate, loose, redeem, relieve
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of delivering from danger, harm, or other bad situations.
His rescue of the drowning puppy was shown on TV.
synonyms:
salvage
similar words:
relief
derivations: rescuable (adj.), rescuer (n.)