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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.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

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

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