1. [ verb ] free from harm or evil
Synonyms: deliver
Related terms: save salvage reprieve savior
2. [ noun ] recovery or preservation from loss or danger
Synonyms: deliverance saving delivery

"work is the deliverance of mankind": "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"

Related terms: recovery redemption liberation search_and_rescue_mission reclamation salvation salvage salvage lifesaving
3. [ verb ] take forcibly from legal custody, as of prisoners
Related terms: take
Similar spelling:   reissue