rescue

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrɛskjuː/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈrɛskju/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(reskyo̅o̅)

Inflections of 'rescue' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
rescues
v 3rd person singular
rescuing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
rescued
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
rescued
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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rescue

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [forest, mountain, sea, fire, hostage] rescue
  2. [wildlife, dog, pet, cat, animal] rescue
  3. a [daring, dangerous, risky] rescue
  4. the rescue of (stranded) [passengers, children, tourists, commuters]
  5. came to the [passengers'] rescue
  6. [rode, flew, ran, swam] to [the, her] rescue
  7. the rescue was [hampered, impeded, made difficult] by fog
  8. had to [call off, postpone, stop] the rescue
  9. [locals, volunteers, residents] joined the rescue
  10. [harmed, killed, injured] during the rescue
v
  1. rescue the [hostages, passengers, cat, climbers]
  2. rescued by [firefighters, police officers, helicopter]
  3. rescued from the [accident, wreckage, fire, building, tree]
  4. rescue a [damsel, passenger] in distress
  5. [managed, tried, attempted, continued] to rescue
  6. [successfully, miraculously] rescued (by)
  7. rescue them [in difficult conditions, against all odds]
  8. rescued her [possessions, documents, cellphone]
  9. rescued (her possessions) from the [earthquake, disaster, crash]
  10. rescue me from [him, this conversation]
n as adj
  1. sent on a rescue mission
  2. rescue operations in the [forest, mountain]
  3. a [member, part] of the rescue team
  4. rescue work is (still) [ongoing, underway]
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