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Verb: rescue  res-kyoo
  1. Free from harm or evil
    - deliver
     
  2. Take forcibly from legal custody
    "rescue prisoners"
Noun: rescue  res-kyoo
  1. Recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    "work is the rescue of mankind";
    - deliverance, delivery, saving

Derived forms: rescuing, rescues, rescued

Type of: bring through, carry through, pull through, recovery, retrieval, save, take

Encyclopedia: Rescue, MO