Rescuable Res"cu*a*ble (r?s"k?-?-b'l), a. That may be rescued. [1913 Webster]

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  • rescuable — index corrigible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rescuable — rescue ► VERB (rescues, rescued, rescuing) ▪ save from a dangerous or distressing situation. ► NOUN ▪ an act of rescuing or being rescued. DERIVATIVES rescuable adjective rescuer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • rescuable — adjective see rescue …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rescuable — See rescue. * * * …   Universalium

  • rescuable — adjective That can be rescued or recovered …   Wiktionary

  • rescuable — adj. can be saved from harm, can be recovered, can be salvaged …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rescuable — res·cu·able …   English syllables

  • rescuable — ˈreskyəwəbəl, (ˌ)skyüəb adjective Etymology: rescue + able : that may be rescued …   Useful english dictionary

  • rescue — rescuable, adj. rescueless, adj. rescuer, n. /res kyooh/, v., rescued, rescuing, n. v.t. 1. to free or deliver from confinement, violence, danger, or evil. 2. Law. to liberate or take by forcible or illegal means from lawful custody. n. 3. the… …   Universalium

  • rescue — transitive verb (rescued; rescuing) Etymology: Middle English rescouen, rescuen, from Anglo French rescure, from re + escure to shake off, from Latin excutere, from ex + quatere to shake Date: 14th century to free from confinement, danger, or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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