Q: What is the Antonym or Opposite word of Rescue?

  • Rescue
  • General Meaning Save, Release, Free
    Usage This verb can specifically be used for the act of rescuing or to cause to be free from danger or difficulty.
  • Antonym 1 Endanger
    Meaning 1 To save something from dangerous situation
    Sentence 1 Bob efforts haven’t gone in vain and he managed to rescue a child from drowning.
  • Antonym 2 Imprison
    Meaning 2 To remove from illegal possession of someone
    Sentence 2 Police have managed to rescue more than twelve people that were abducted two weeks ago.
  • Antonym 3 Jeopardize
    Meaning 3 Relieve
    Sentence 3 David had despaired of even being rescued alive.


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