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Synonyms for rescue
ˈrɛs kyures·cue

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.3 / 6 votes

  1. rescueverb

    retake, recover, recapture, liberate, extricate, save, deliver, preserve

    endanger, imperil, betray, surrender, abandon, expose

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. rescue, deliverance, delivery, savingverb

    recovery or preservation from loss or danger

    "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"

    livery, speech, pitch, delivery, bringing, preservation, deliverance, manner of speaking, economy, saving, legal transfer, obstetrical delivery

  2. rescue, deliververb

    free from harm or evil

    pitch, have, fork out, deliver, bear, surrender, return, redeem, extradite, deport, turn in, cede, fork up, hand over, drive home, give up, fork over, present, give birth, birth, render, save

  3. rescueverb

    take forcibly from legal custody

    "rescue prisoners"


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Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. rescueverb

    liberate, free, deliver, save, redeem, extricate, release, ransom, set free, bring off

  2. rescuenoun

    liberation, release, redemption, ransom, salvation, deliverance, extrication

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. rescuenoun

    deliverance, liberation, salvation, ransom, extrication, disentanglement

  2. rescueverb

    release, deliver, liberate, recapture, redeem, save, extricate, disenthrall

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  1. Oak Island:

    While this incident did not conclude as we had hoped and worked hard to achieve, we are very thankful for the mutual aid response of our local, county, state, and federal partner rescue agencies, please keep those involved in your thoughts and prayers.

  2. Bel Edwards:

    We are still in a life-saving mode here, doing search and rescue.

  3. Capitol Reef National Park:

    The Scenic Drive, Grand Wash, [and] Capitol Gorge all experienced flash floods yesterday, these roads remain closed. Search [and] Rescue teams were able to rescue all visitors from these areas by 10 p.m. last night.

  4. Glenn Corbett:

    I see how family members are getting really upset that the pace of the rescue is not going as fast as they’d like, and that’s understandable, but the fact is, you’ve got a lot of issues going on in terms of safety protocols…not only for the rescuers, but for the people that may be trapped inside.

  5. Jimmy Morales:

    We would also like to ask for Consuelo Hernandez patience because we need to ensure, not only the security of our rescue workers, but the integrity of those people who may still be alive.

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