Possible Results:
el rescate
-the rescue
See the entry for rescate.
él/ella/usted rescate
-he/she rescues
,you rescue
Subjunctiveél/ella/ustedconjugation ofrescatar.
usted rescate
Affirmative imperativeustedconjugation ofrescatar.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (liberation)
a. rescue
El rescate del rehén ocurrió en un área concurrida.The hostage's rescue took place in a busy area.
2. (saving from danger)
a. rescue
Los bomberos acudieron al rescate de la gente atrapada en el edificio.The firefighters went to the rescue of the people trapped in the building.
3. (payment to rescue)
a. ransom
La familia pagó un rescate de $100,000.The family paid a ransom of $100,000.
4. (regaining possession)
a. recovery
Yo estaba extremadamente feliz por el rescate de mi bolsa.I was extremely happy with my purse's recovery.
b. reclamation
Están luchando por el rescate de sus tierras.They are fighting for the reclamation of their land.
c. redemption (of pawned items)
La mujer acudió a la casa de empeños para el rescate de su anillo.The woman went to the pawnshop for the redemption of her ring.
5. (finance)
a. bailout
El rescate del país fue demasiado alto.The country's bailout was too high.
b. rescue
Dos bancos participaron en el rescate de la compañía.Two banks were involved in the company's rescue.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (liberación, salvación)
a. rescue
2. (dinero)
a. ransom
3. (recuperación)
a. recovery
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1 (en incendio, naufragio) rescue
operaciones de rescate rescue operations; acudir al rescate de algn to go to sb's rescue
2 [de cautivo] rescue; freeing; [de pueblo] recapture; recovery
3 [de algo empeñado] redemption
4 (en secuestro) (dinero) ransom
5 [de posesiones] recovery
6 [de delitos] atonement; expiation (formal)
rescate de terrenos land reclamation
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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