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rescue

 
Noun rescue has 1 sense
  1. rescue, deliverance, delivery, saving - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
    --1 is a kind of recovery, retrieval
    --1 has particulars:
     lifesaving; redemption, salvation; reclamation, reformation; salvage; salvage; salvation; search and rescue mission
    Derived form: verb rescue1
Verb rescue has 2 senses
  1. rescue, deliver - free from harm or evil
    --1 is one way to save, carry through, pull through, bring through
    Derived forms: noun rescue1, noun rescuer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. rescue - take forcibly from legal custody; "rescue prisoners"
    --2 is one way to
    take
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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