[ US /ˈɹɛskju/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɛskjuː/ ]
  1. take forcibly from legal custody
    rescue prisoners
  2. free from harm or evil
  1. recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    a surgeon's job is the saving of lives
    work is the deliverance of mankind
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How To Use rescue In A Sentence

  • A few billion of that new economic rescue plan will go to weatherize one million homes a year.
  • Brunhild, a mischievous, strong-minded goldfish (the voice of Noah Cyrus, Miley's younger sister), is determined to become a little girl when she's rescued from a jar and befriended by Sosuke (the voice of Frankie Jonas, the Jonas Brothers 'kid brother), a plucky, self-reliant 5-year-old. No Time's Right for 'Traveler's Wife'
  • We had given up hope of rescue.
  • The climbers face certain death if the rescue today is unsuccessful.
  • I had always envisioned a sort of heroic rescue, but those were only dreams.
  • Faced with difficulties from recalcitrant landowners and political opponents, the scheme eventually necessitated financial rescue by the king himself.
  • The youth he rescued, known only as a Mr Thorpe, was treated in the casualty department at Middlesbrough General.
  • Local residents rushed to rescue dogs from the flames before fire engines arrived. Times, Sunday Times
  • Eventually after three hours four beltmen had reached us and the rescue was completed.
  • THERE have been many reports about the numbers of stray and abandoned animals in rescue centres. The Sun
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