Meaning of “rescue” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /ˈreskjuː/

B1 [ C, U ] an occasion when someone is saved from a dangerous or unpleasant situation:

come to the/sb's rescue

to help someone who is in a difficult situation:

I forgot my purse but Anna came to the rescue and lent me some money.

(Definition of “rescue noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)