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Synonyms of salvage in English:


  • 1 all attempts to salvage the Danish cargo vessel have been called off
    rescue, save, recover, retrieve, raise, reclaim, get back, restore, reinstate
  • 2 his first goal salvaged a precious point for his club
    retain, preserve, conserve;
    regain, win back, recoup, recapture, redeem, snatch
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  • 1 the salvage operation is taking place 400 miles off the coast of Newfoundland
    rescue, saving, recovery, raising, reclamation, restoration, salvation
  • 2 I bought an old car from a salvage dealer
    scrap, waste, waste material, waste paper, remains
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