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Synonyms for rescue
ˈrɛs kyu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rescue, deliverance, delivery, saving(verb)

    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, deliver(verb)

    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. rescue(verb)

    take forcibly from legal custody

    "rescue prisoners"


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rescue(v)

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

    endanger, imperil, betray, surrender, abandon, expose

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rescue(v. a.)

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

  2. rescue(n.)

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

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