What does "Salvage" mean?


(a. & n.) Savage (n.) That part of the property that survives the peril and is saved (n.) The act of saving a vessel, goods, or life, from perils of the sea (n.) The compensation allowed to persons who voluntarily assist in saving a ship or her cargo from peril

Synonyms save, relieve, salve, scavenge

Word Family salvageable, salvaged, salvages, salvaging, salvagings, unsalvageable