rescue2 [uncountable and countable]
when someone or something is rescued from danger:
a daring rescue at sea
Storms delayed the rescue of the crash victims.
Rescue workers arrived at the scene two hours later.
The rescue operation proved successful.
to save someone who is in a dangerous situation:
A lifeboat came to the yachtsman's rescue.
to help someone who is having problems or difficulties:
Carol's brother came to the rescue and sent her $1000.