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rescue

1. the forcible removal of a person from legal custody
2. Law the forcible seizure of goods or property

Rescue

To save a structure from danger, such as demolition.

What does it mean when you dream about a rescue?

Being rescued from a pursuing animal, a potential drowning, etc. often indicates the dreamer needs to rescue themselves from a disturbing or even a potentially threatening situation that they are experiencing in their business or in their personal life.

Rescue

Abishai
saves David from death by Benob. [O.T.: II Samuel 21:17]
Andromeda
saved by Perseus from sea monster. [Gk. Myth: Hall, 239; Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]
Ararat
traditional resting place of Noah’s ark after the Flood. [O.T.: Genesis 8:4]
Arion
thrown overboard; carried safely to land by dolphins. [Gk. Myth.: LLEI, I: 323; Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
Barry
St. Bernard dog; saved over 40 snowbound people in Alps. [Swiss Hist.: Wallechinsky, 126]
Charlotte
spider that saves Wilbur the pig from slaughter. [Am. Lit.: E. B. White Charlotte’s Web]
Deucalion
survived Zeus’s flood in ark. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmer-man, 85]
Diana’s statue
saved by Orestes from Scythian thieves. [Gk. Lit.: Iphigenia in Tauris]
Dunkirk
combined military-civilian operation rescued 340,000 British troops (1940). [Br. Hist.: Van Doren, 475]
Entebbe
daring Israeli raid freed airline hostages at Ugandan airport (1977). [World Hist.: Facts (1977), 487]
Hercules
rescues Alcestis from Hades after her self-sacrifice. [Gk. Lit.: Alcestis; Ger. Opera: Gluck, Alceste, Westerman, 73–75]
Iphigenia
rescued at the moment of her sacrificial stabbing. [Gk. Myth.: Gayley, 80–81]
Isaac
“saved” from being sacrificed by angel of the Lord. [O.T.: Genesis 22:2–13]
Jonah
saved from drowning in belly of great fish. [O.T.: Jonah 1:17]
Macheath
saved from hanging by the king’s reprieve. [Ger. Opera: Weill, Threepenny Opera, Westerman, 497]
Mignon
rescued by Wilhelm Meister from gypsies. [Fr. Opera: Thomas, Mignon, Westerman, 187]
Noah
with his sons, deemed by God worth saving from His destructive flood. [O.T.: Genesis 6–10]
Rahab and family
spared from Jericho’s destruction for aid rendered to Joshua’s army. [O.T.: Joshua 6:25]
Sanang
used magic powers to rescue Marco Polo. [Irish Lit.: Messer Marco Polo, Magill I, 584–585]
Tinker Bell
fairy saved by the faith of the audience after she drinks a lethal potion. [Br. Drama: J. M. Barrie Peter Pan in Magill II, 820]
oak leaves
used in crown awarded to one who saves a life. [Rom. Tradition: Wheeler, 765]
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