come/go to the rescue of

Definition of come/go to the rescue of

  1. :  to save (someone or something) from danger or harm :  to rescue <The policeman came/went to the rescue of the lost boy.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

  1. :  to free from confinement, danger, or evil :  save, deliver: such as

    :  to take (someone, such as a prisoner) forcibly from custody

    :  to recover (something, such as a prize) by force

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