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Definitions of rescue:

part of speech: noun

The act of rescuing: deliverance from violence or danger: forcible release from arrest or imprisonment:- pr. p. rescuing; pa. t. and pa. p. rescued.

part of speech: noun

Rescuer.

part of speech: noun

Deliverance from danger or restraint; release; liberation; recapture; in law, the forcible taking away against law of things lawfully distrained.

part of speech: verb transitive

To set free from danger, imprisonment, or violence; save.

part of speech: verb transitive

To free from danger or violence: to deliver: to liberate.

part of speech: verb

To set free from danger or restraint; to deliver from evil in any way; to recapture; to liberate.

part of speech: noun

Deliverance from danger, imprisonment, or violence.

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In the R. Cath. Ch., a small crucifix, or a crucifix engraved on a plate, which used to be kissed by the priest and deacon, and passed on to the people in succession before leaving church; kiss of peace. ...

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