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salvage

 
Noun salvage has 3 senses
  1. salvage - property or goods saved from damage or destruction
    --1 is a kind of
    property, belongings, holding, material possession; commodity, trade goods, goods
    Derived forms: verb salvage1, verb salve1
  2. salvage - the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
    --2 is a kind of
    rescue, deliverance, delivery, saving
    Derived forms: verb salvage1, verb salve1
  3. salvage - the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
    --3 is a kind of
    rescue, deliverance, delivery, saving
Verb salvage has 2 senses
  1. salvage, salve, relieve, save - save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    --1 is one way to rescue, deliver
    Derived forms: noun salvage2, noun salvage1, noun salvager1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. salvage, scavenge - collect discarded or refused material; "She scavenged the garbage cans for food"
    --2 is one way to gather, garner, collect, pull together
    Derived form: noun salvager1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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