What does succor mean?

Definitions for succor
suc·cor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word succor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. relief, succor, succour, ministrationverb

    assistance in time of difficulty

    "the contributions provided some relief for the victims"

  2. succor, succourverb

    help in a difficult situation

Wiktionary

  1. succornoun

    Aid, assistance or relief given to one in distress; ministration.

    Etymology: From sucuren, from sucurre, sucurir, from succurro, from sub- + curro. More at sub-, current.

  2. succorverb

    to give such assistance

    Etymology: From sucuren, from sucurre, sucurir, from succurro, from sub- + curro. More at sub-, current.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Succorverb

    to run to, or run to support; hence, to help or relieve when in difficulty, want, or distress; to assist and deliver from suffering; to relieve; as, to succor a besieged city

    Etymology: [OE. socours, sucurs, OF. sucurs, socors, secors, F. secours, L. succursus, fr. L. succurrere. See Succor, v. t.]

  2. Succorverb

    aid; help; assistance; esp., assistance that relieves and delivers from difficulty, want, or distress

    Etymology: [OE. socours, sucurs, OF. sucurs, socors, secors, F. secours, L. succursus, fr. L. succurrere. See Succor, v. t.]

  3. Succorverb

    the person or thing that brings relief

    Etymology: [OE. socours, sucurs, OF. sucurs, socors, secors, F. secours, L. succursus, fr. L. succurrere. See Succor, v. t.]

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  1. crocus, occurs

  2. Crocus

  3. Occurs

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of succor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of succor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of succor in a Sentence

  1. Swami Vivekananda:

    Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want are within you.

Images & Illustrations of succor

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Translations for succor

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  • socorsCatalan, Valencian
  • beistehen, Unterstützung, kommen, Beistand, Hilfe, unterstützenGerman
  • αρωγήGreek
  • socorro, socorrerSpanish
  • secours, secourirFrench
  • soccorsoItalian
  • assistentie, bijstand, bijstand verlenenDutch
  • sukursPolish
  • socorro, ajuda, socorrer, assistênciaPortuguese
  • поддержка, утешать, поддерживать, помощьRussian
  • yardım, yardıma koşmak, imdat, imdadına yetişmek, yardıma gelmekTurkish

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    the verbal act of urging on
    • A. confrere
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    • C. defilement
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