- 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