English noun: rescue
|1.||rescue (act) recovery or preservation from loss or danger|
|Samples||Work is the deliverance of mankind.|
A surgeon's job is the saving of lives.
|Synonyms||deliverance, delivery, saving|
|Broader (hypernym)||recovery, retrieval|
|Narrower (hyponym)||lifesaving, reclamation, redemption, reformation, salvage, salvage, salvation, salvation, search and rescue mission|
English verb: rescue
|1.||rescue (social) free from harm or evil|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||bring through, carry through, pull through, save|
|Narrower (hyponym)||relieve, reprieve, salvage, salve, save|
|2.||rescue (possession) take forcibly from legal custody|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody|