Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To deliver from danger or harm; liberate; save.

Part of speech: noun

The act of rescuing; deliverance.

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Usage examples "rescue":

  1. Then Desmond's Irish blood came to his rescue. - "Okewood of the Secret Service", Valentine Williams.
  2. The Police troop had come to his rescue. - "Harley Greenoak's Charge", Bertram Mitford.
  3. But there was no one with him at Ennis having such weight of fears or authority as might have served to help to rescue him. - "An Eye for an Eye", Anthony Trollope.