Meaning of RESCUE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈreskju: ]

v. & n. (rescues, rescued, rescuing) 1 (often foll. by from) save or set free or bring away from attack, custody, danger, or harm. 2 Law a unlawfully liberate (a person). b forcibly recover (property). --n. the act or an instance of rescuing or being rescued; deliverance. ørescue bid Bridge a bid made to get one's partner out of a difficult situation. øørescuable adj. rescuer n. [ME rescowe f. OF rescoure f. Rmc, formed as RE- + L excutere (as EX-(1), quatere shake)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.