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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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"We carried out the rescue operation at around 5 am today and we did rescue one person who got stuck in the trees.
Ms Saniya Malik said Rescue 1122 is excellent service of Punjab government in which officers and officials were highly motivated and their devotions towards difficult rescue operations were valuable.
He is the only alpinist who performed rescue operations more than any other climber in the history of mountaineering, he added.
Search and rescue operation was continued in hopes of finding the missing soldier.
He said rescue ambulances, medical team are also busy in rescue operation but personnel of rescue operation are facing difficulties due to accumulation of poisonous gas inside the coalmine while all out efforts were underway to pull out trapped collier from it.
All the resources were utilized in rescue operation in hopes of recovering the miners alive, DG PDMA Imran Zarkoon said and insisted that if negligence found will be brought to justice.Federation, about 100 to 200 labourers die on average in coal mine accidents across the country every year.
He appreciated Pakistan Army, Police and Rescue 1122 teams efforts for saving precious lives in the rescue operation. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Communication Akbar Ayub and Works on Thursday visited Tarbela Lake, where a overcrowded boat with passengers capsized yesterday supervised the rescue operation up to two hours.
'The flow of the water is very fast the river is very deep which has dimmed the chances of survival, however, we will continue the rescue operation till the last individual is found,' he said.
(We do not want the search and rescue operation to end yet.
The Balochistan government, Pakistan Army and Frontier Corps jointly conducted the successful overnight rescue operation and escorted the pilgrims to Gandawa for the Annual Baisakhi Festival.
The police official said several other people stranded in the building and rescue operation was still underway.