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Another word for rescue

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Verb
  1. To extricate, as from danger or confinement

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  2. To extricate from an undesirable state

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Noun
  1. Extrication from danger or confinement

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Another word for rescue

Synonym Study

  • Save , in this connection, is a general, comprehensive synonym for any of the preceding terms
  • Ransom specifically implies the payment of what is demanded in order to free one held captive
  • Redeem suggests a freeing from bondage or from the consequences of sin, or a reclaiming, as from pawn or deterioration how can I redeem my good name?
  • Deliver implies a setting free from confinement or from some restricting situation deliver me from those interminable sermons
  • Rescue implies prompt action in freeing someone or something from imminent danger or destruction or in releasing someone from captivity the lifeguard rescued the drowning child