verb (used with object), res·cued, res·cu·ing.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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Example sentences from the Web for rescue
Storm surges can flood buildings, trapping people inside or forcing them onto roofs, where they wait for rescue.Soggy coastal soils? Here’s why ecologists love them|Alison Pearce Stevens|September 17, 2020|Science News For Students
There’s no domestic champion that’s going to come to Huawei’s rescue on the semiconductor side.‘A real uphill battle’: Why China will struggle to counter U.S.’s attack on Huawei|Veta Chan|September 10, 2020|Fortune
He has called in the entire state’s National Guard to help rescue people stuck in the storm’s path.Hurricane Laura is the strongest storm to hit Louisiana in more than a century|Sara Chodosh|August 28, 2020|Popular Science
Yet old property hands are closely watching the implications both for Simon and its rivals, especially as it eyes yet more rescue bids.America’s Largest Shopping Mall Owner Gets a New Tenant: Itself|Daniel Malloy|August 20, 2020|Ozy
He knows what it takes to rescue an economy, beat back a pandemic, and lead our country.
He was killed by his captors during the U.S. rescue attempt in Yemen in December.
As night fell, the rescue operation slowed and sea conditions worsened.
It took 12 hours to rescue just 100 passengers overnight Sunday.
Then they set sail for open water, where they were assured someone would rescue them.
But the ships deployed already have been involved in the rescue of more than 1,000 people during their first month of operation.
From this one source of misery, where was a promise or a chance of a final rescue?
Would Hodson, knowing the exceeding importance of his mission, have turned to rescue a servant or raise a fallen horse?
The porter of the firm mercifully interposed to rescue Mr Brammel from his dilemma.
Others now rushed to the rescue, the artillery men came back, and once more the guns were thundering their defiance.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Then, in a bitter temper, she stooped again to rescue the bit of discolored paper that had fallen with the pearls.
British Dictionary definitions for rescue
verb -cues, -cuing or -cued (tr)
- the act or an instance of rescuing
- (as modifier)a rescue party