search and rescue team

Definition of search and rescue team

  1. :  a group of people trained to find and help lost people

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to look into or over carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something: such as

    :  to examine in seeking something

    :  to look through or explore by inspecting possible places of concealment or investigating suspicious circumstances

  1. :  an act of searching

    :  an act of boarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas in exercise of right of search

    :  a party that searches

  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

  1. :  a number of persons associated together in work or activity: such as

    :  a group on one side (as in football or a debate)

    :  crew, gang

  1. :  of or performed by a team

    :  marked by devotion to teamwork rather than individual achievement

  1. :  to yoke or join in a team

    :  to put together in a coordinated ensemble

    :  to convey or haul with a team

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