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SUCCOUR

 Dictionary entry overview: What does succour mean? 

SUCCOUR (noun)
  The noun SUCCOUR has 1 sense:

1. assistance in time of difficulty

  Familiarity information: SUCCOUR used as a noun is very rare.


SUCCOUR (verb)
  The verb SUCCOUR has 1 sense:

1. help in a difficult situation

  Familiarity information: SUCCOUR used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUCCOUR (noun)


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Meaning:

Assistance in time of difficulty

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

ministration; succor; succour; relief

Context example:

the contributions provided some relief for the victims

Hypernyms ("succour" is a kind of...):

aid; assist; assistance; help (the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "succour"):

comfort; consolation; solace (the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction)

mercy (alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed)


SUCCOUR (verb)


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Meaning:

Help in a difficult situation

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

succor; succour

Hypernyms (to "succour" is one way to...):

aid; assist; help (give help or assistance; be of service)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody


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