Meaning of RESCUE in English

n. 25B6; verb

an attempt to rescue the hostages : SAVE (FROM DANGER), save the life of, come to the aid of; (set) free, release, liberate.

Boyd rescued his papers : RETRIEVE, recover, salvage, get back.

25B6; noun the rescue of 10 crewmen : SAVING, rescuing; release, freeing, liberation, deliverance, redemption.

25A0; come to someone's rescue HELP, assist, lend a (helping) hand to, bail out; informal save someone's bacon, save someone's neck, save someone's skin.

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