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res·cue

 (rĕs′kyo͞o)
tr.v. res·cued, res·cu·ing, res·cues
1. To cause to be free from danger, imprisonment, or difficulty; save. See Synonyms at save1.
2. Law To remove (a person or property) from legal custody by force, in violation of the law.
n.
1. An act of rescuing; a deliverance.
2. Law The criminal offense of removing a person or property.

[Middle English rescouen, from Old French rescourre : re-, re- + escourre, to shake (from Latin excutere : ex-, ex- + quatere, to shake; see kwēt- in Indo-European roots).]

res′cu·a·ble adj.
res′cu·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rescuer - a person who rescues you from harm or dangerrescuer - a person who rescues you from harm or danger
messiah, christ - any expected deliverer
benefactor, helper - a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
2.rescuer - someone who saves something from danger or violencerescuer - someone who saves something from danger or violence
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
salvager, salvor - someone who salvages
succorer, succourer - someone who gives help in times of need or distress or difficulty
Translations
مُنْقِذ
zachránce
redningsmand
mentő
bjargvættur, björgunarmaîur
kurtarıcı

rescuer

[ˈreskjʊəʳ] Nsalvador(a) m/f

rescuer

[ˈreskjʊər] nsauveteur mrescue services nplservices mpl de secoursrescue worker nsecouriste mf

rescuer

n (who saves sb) → Retter(in) m(f); (who frees sb) → Befreier(in) m(f)

rescuer

[ˈrɛskjʊəʳ] nsoccorritore/trice

rescue

(ˈreskjuː) verb
to get or take out of a dangerous situation, captivity etc. The lifeboat was sent out to rescue the sailors from the sinking ship.
noun
(an) act of rescuing or state of being rescued. The lifeboat crew performed four rescues last week; After his rescue, the climber was taken to hospital; They came quickly to our rescue.
ˈrescuer noun

rescuer

n socorrista mf, rescatador -ra mf
References in classic literature ?
the stranger told his rescuers a pitiful tale of privation, hardships, and torture, extending over a period of ten years.
Instead he raised his voice in the call of distress common to his tribe, adding to it the warning which would prevent would-be rescuers from running into the clutches of Sabor.
Numabo was unable to rally the now thoroughly terrified and painfully burned warriors so that rescued and rescuers passed out of the village into the blackness of the jungle without further interference.
The fact that most of them were Gatholians and that Gahan could lead rescuers to the pit where A-Kor, the son of U-Thor's wife, was confined, convinced the Jed of Gathol that they would meet with no rebuff at the hands of U-Thor.
Several of the Fire-Men returned to drag them into safety, but our rocks drove the rescuers back.
So might our fame have gone down together for all time, and you be numbered with Sir Percival or Sir Galahad, or all the other rescuers of oppressed ladies.
A more surprised party of rescuers could not be imagined, had they ventured down into our hiding-place.
He turned to the three rescuers, who were bewildered by the lack of anything visible to rescue.
I could not withstand that look, nor could I, on second thought, have deserted my rescuer without giving as good an account of myself in his behalf as he had in mine.
Come, first of all," said Athos to D'Artagnan, "my friend, that I may shake hands with you -- you, our rescuer -- you, the true hero of us all.
It is a strong part, the rescuer, but I'm not sure the other wouldn't suit my style better.
The burnoose covered the hairy body so that Jane Clayton believed that a human arm supported her, and from the extremity of hopelessness a great hope sprang into her breast that at last she was in the keeping of a rescuer.