Synonyms for rescue

Synonyms for (noun) rescue

Synonyms: rescue, saving, deliverance, delivery

Definition: recovery or preservation from loss or danger

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

Similar words: recovery, retrieval

Definition: the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)

Synonyms for (verb) rescue

Synonyms: rescue

Definition: take forcibly from legal custody

Usage: rescue prisoners

Similar words: take

Definition: take by force

Usage: Hitler took the Baltic Republics; The army took the fort on the hill

Synonyms: rescue, deliver

Definition: free from harm or evil

Similar words: save, pull through, carry through, bring through

Definition: bring into safety

Usage: We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack

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