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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rescue  \Res"cue\  (r?s"k?),  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. 
  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. 
  Syn:  To  retake;  recapture;  free  deliver;  liberate;  release; 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  delivered  from  danger  [syn:  {reclaimed}] 

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