rescue
I verb aid, deliver, disenthrall, disimprison, emancipate, exsolvere, extricate, free, free from confinement, free from danger, let escape, let out, liberare, liberate, manumit, preserve, ransom, recapture, reclaim, recover, redeem, release, retake, retrieve, safeguard, salvage, save, set free, set loose, take to safety, unbind, unchain, unfetter, unloose, unshackle, untrammel associated concepts: Good Samaritan laws, rescue doctrine II index aid (help), aid, clear, disencumber, disenthrall, extricate, free, help, liberate, liberation, palliate (excuse), preserve, quit (free of), ransom, recovery (repossession), redeem (repurchase), redemption, relief (aid), salvage

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


rescue
v.
To save someone or something from danger or destruction.
n.
rescue

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


rescue
n. The aiding of someone who is in immediate and serious peril; the unlawful release (usually by force) of a person who is legally imprisoned or under arrest.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


rescue
The crime of forcibly and knowingly freeing another from arrest, imprisonment, or legal custody.
In admiralty and maritime law, the taking back of property seized as prize from the possession of the captors by the party who originally lost it.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


rescue
The crime of forcibly and knowingly freeing another from arrest, imprisonment, or legal custody.
 
In admiralty and maritime law, the taking back of property seized as prize from the possession of the captors by the party who originally lost it.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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