Rescue synonyms

rĕs'kyo͝o
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To procure (usable substances) from refuse or waste products; recycle.
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Avoidance of excess expenditure; economy.
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The act of rescuing
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Act of delivering, the state of being delivered, or something delivered.
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A source, means, or cause of such preservation or deliverance.
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Reclamation is the process of getting something useful from waste, or getting something back that was previously thought of as waste.
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The act of rescuing
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Emancipation is defined as being set free from something.
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Freedom or relief from impediment or perplexity.
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The qualities characteristic of a hero, as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities.
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A feat of courage, skill, etc.
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An act or accomplishment of great courage, skill, or imagination; an achievement.
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The way in which someone or something functions:
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An act or deed, especially a brilliant or heroic one.
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An acquired skill or refinement:
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The actions of a hero.
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To treat with care by avoiding fatigue, wear, or damage; spare:
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To preserve is to protect or keep something as it is or in its original state.
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(Intransitive) To get better, regain one's health.
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To recover ownership of by paying a specified sum:
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To capture again; retake; get back by capture; reacquire
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Salvage is defined as to save from something.
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To ensure the safety or integrity of; protect or preserve:
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To swing at a pitch so as to give (a base runner) a better chance of advancing.
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Burke
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To discontinue the use of a drug or other substance, especially one that is addictive.
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To save from danger or evil
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To save from danger or evil
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To give aid or assistance to
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(Intransitive, idiomatic, slang, with of) To leave (not attend at all) a place or a situation, especially quickly or when the situation has become undesirable.
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To bring or transport something to its destination.
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(Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
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(Rare) To free from intricacies or perplexity
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To set free from confinement or bondage:
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To set free from the power of another; to liberate; as:
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To obtain the release of by paying a certain price.
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To release, to free, to give freedom to.
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To make or set loose; loosen, release, undo, etc.
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To free
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To let go; to release
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To free from slavery or bondage; emancipate.
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To desist in doing, practicing, following, holding, or adhering to; to turn away from; to permit to lapse; to renounce; to discontinue. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470)]
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To save from danger or evil
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To give up; abandon (a plan, policy, etc.)
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To put or keep in prison; jail
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To attract and hold:
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Jail is defined as to put someone into a place that they can't get out of.
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The act of rescuing
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A thing achieved, esp. by skill, work, courage, etc.; feat
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Free means to release or let go.
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(Public safety, emergency medicine) Rescue of a trapped person in vehicle or machinery
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The securing of equal social and economic rights
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Deliverance upon payment of ransom; rescue.
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To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
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To free from bondage or slavery; liberate
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To contribute to the effectiveness or improvement of (something); improve or advance:
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To free
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The act of abandoning property or a right with no intent of reclaiming it or of later giving it away or selling it. See also forfeiture, relinquishment, renunciation, surrender, and waiver.
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Imminent danger:
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Danger is defined as a possibility that something harmful or unpleasant will happen, or a person or thing that causes harm.
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To put (someone or something) in danger; to risk causing harm to.
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To harm or damage in some way; be bad for
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To damage or impair.
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The definition of harm is to hurt or damage something.
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The act of conveying something.
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To put in peril; endanger
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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
Find another word for rescue. In this page you can discover 70 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for rescue, like: reclaim, saving, recovering, deliverance, salvation, reclamation, reclaiming, emancipation, disentanglement, disembarrassment and heroism.