Rescued
Rescue Res"cue (r[e^]s"k[-u]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rescued} (-k?d);p. pr. & vb. n. {Rescuing}.] [OE. rescopuen, OF. rescourre, rescurre, rescorre; L. pref. re- re- + excutere to shake or drive out; ex out + quatere to shake. See {Qtash} to crush, {Rercussion}.] To free or deliver from any confinement, violence, danger, or evil; to liberate from actual restraint; to remove or withdraw from a state of exposure to evil; as, to rescue a prisoner from the enemy; to rescue seamen from destruction. [1913 Webster]

Had I been seized by a hungry lion, I would have been a breakfast to the best, Rather than have false Proteus rescue me. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To retake; recapture; free; deliver; liberate; release; save. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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