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See definition of rescuing on Dictionary.com
  • as insaving
  • as infreeing

synonyms for rescuing

  • preserving
  • compensating
  • retaining
  • reparatory
  • loosening
  • clearing
  • deliverance
  • delivery
  • discharging
  • extrication
  • liberation
  • loosing
  • manumission
  • pardoning
  • releasing
  • reprieve
  • restoration
  • salvation
  • saving
  • unbinding
  • unchaining
  • granting freedom
  • setting free
  • unfettering
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antonyms for rescuing

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    How to use rescuing in a sentence

    He again sank, and it was only after great exertion that the brave sailors succeeded in rescuing him from a watery grave.
    A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
    He held that he acted under the pressure of a mob, intent on rescuing Mirza Moghul, the heir apparent, and his brother and son.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    As one of the men was climbing up the side of the rescuing vessel, Bruce started, and drew back in great agitation.
    URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
    Next came Coronado, as happy as a disappointed burglar whose cue it is to congratulate the rescuing policeman.
    OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
    In coming down to Loango, Joseph had had the recently-made track of Oscard's rescuing party to guide him day by day.
    WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
    It had hastened to the Potomac in time to aid in rescuing the capital when Lee made his first Northern invasion.
    THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
    In rescuing an unstable coffee-pot a moment later, he accidentally jostled against José's leg.
    BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
    Evidently the rescuing capacity of the hatches had already been ascertained.
    TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
    Whatever chance there might have been of rescuing Perpetua was lost.
    THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
    And the rescuing of our shipmates, and the marines, would read like a thing of military discretion—ha!
    THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO RESCUING

    • clearing
    • deliverance
    • delivery
    • discharging
    • extrication
    • granting freedom
    • liberation
    • loosening
    • loosing
    • manumission
    • pardoning
    • releasing
    • reprieve
    • rescuing
    • restoration
    • salvation
    • saving
    • setting free
    • unbinding
    • unchaining
    • unfettering
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