Definition of "rescued" []

  • To bring (someone or something) out of danger, attack, harm, etc; deliver or save (verb)
  • To free (a person) from legal custody by force (verb)
  • To seize (goods or property) by force (verb)
  • The act or an instance of rescuing (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The forcible removal of a person from legal custody (noun)
  • The forcible seizure of goods or property (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of rescue. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "rescued" in a sentence
  • "Scotland being again rescued from the vengeance of her implacable foe, the disaffected lords in the citadel affected to spurn at her preservation, declaring to the regent that they would rather bear the yoke of the veriest tyrant in the world, than owe a moment of freedom to the man who (they pretended to believe) had conspired against their lives."
  • "In "Siegfried," the heroic knight of the title rescued Brünnhilde, a sleeping Valkyrie magically imprisoned in a ring of fire by her father Wotan."
  • "GAFFNEY -- A Gaffney man who told reporters he was a Marine heroically rescued from a Cambodian POW camp in 1970 in fact served only 10 months in the Navy and was court-martialed, according to military records obtained by the"
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