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1. rescue

verb. ['ˈrɛskjuː'] free from harm or evil.

Synonyms

  • pull through
  • save
  • salve
  • deliver
  • bring through
  • reprieve
  • salvage
  • carry through

Antonyms

  • restrict
  • enforce
  • regulate
  • blame

Etymology

  • rescopuen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Rescue

  • kadrescu
  • ceausescu
  • ceaucescu
  • eskew

How do you pronounce rescue?

Pronounce rescue as ˈrɛskju.

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How do you spell rescue? Is it rescuse ?

A common misspelling of rescue is rescuse

Sentences with rescue


1. Noun, singular or mass
That’s where kitchen pantry storage ideas come to the rescue.

2. Verb, base form
Chances are you can rescue the broken sauce and make it as good as new, if not better.

Quotes about rescue


1. Let me give you a piece of advice. The handsome young fellow who's trying to rescue you from a hideous fate is never wrong. Not even if he says the sky is purple and made of hedgehogs.
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

2. What to do if you find yourself stuck in a crack in the ground underneath a giant boulder you can't move, with no hope of rescue. Consider how lucky you are that life has been good to you so far. Alternatively, if life hasn't been good to you so far, which given your current circumstances seems more likely, consider how lucky you are that it won't be troubling you much longer.
- Douglas Adams, The Original Hitchhiker Radio Scripts

3. I genuinely liked all of the cast members very much. Steve had a wicked sense of humor. I remember Russell coming to my rescue, once. I watched Eric evolve before everyone's eyes. Maurice loved what he did, so. He treated his character with respect, down to the costuming.
- Madeleine Stowe

2. rescue

noun. ['ˈrɛskjuː'] recovery or preservation from loss or danger.

Synonyms

  • lifesaving
  • reformation
  • reclamation
  • delivery
  • retrieval
  • redemption
  • saving
  • salvation
  • deliverance
  • search and rescue mission
  • salvage

Antonyms

  • death
  • evil
  • wasteful
  • danger

Etymology

  • rescopuen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. rescue

verb. ['ˈrɛskjuː'] take forcibly from legal custody.

Antonyms

  • worsen

Etymology

  • rescopuen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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