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English noun: salvage

1. salvage (possession) property or goods saved from damage or destruction


Broader (hypernym)belongings, commodity, good, holding, property, trade good

2. salvage (act) the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction


Broader (hypernym)deliverance, delivery, rescue, saving

3. salvage (act) the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire


Broader (hypernym)deliverance, delivery, rescue, saving


English verb: salvage

1. salvage (social) save from ruin, destruction, or harm


Synonymsrelieve, salve, save


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)deliver, rescue

2. salvage (contact) collect discarded or refused material


SamplesShe scavenged the garbage cans for food.


Synonymsscavenge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)collect, garner, gather, pull together









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